These celebrities have narrated the best-loved documentary films and series of recent memory. A few of them have even narrated the same documentaries in different regions. David Attenborough is widely known as the Planet Earth narrator but he is also one of the most famous British narrators primarily known for his nature docs. Other narrators on this list have done documentaries that span several genres such as Morgan Freeman and Whoopi Goldberg. This list also has clips of documentaries, interviews, and readings to give you a sense of their voice if you want a refresher.
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Notable documentaries: Dispatches, Frontline, Ebola Outbreak: A Virtual Journey, The Big Uneasy, NovaWilliam “Will” Lyman (born May 20, 1948) is an American voice-over artist and actor. Perhaps best known for his polished, resonant voice, Lyman has narrated the PBS series Frontline since its second season in 1984 and plays William Tell in the action/adventure television series Crossbow. ...moreAre they a great narrator?
Notable documentaries: Kudung Barwa: The Blazing Buddha Relics Director's Cut, As if They Were Angels, The Mayo Clinic, Faith, Hope and Science, And Now, Love, Paying the Price for PeaceAre they a great narrator?
Notable documentaries: Brazil with Michael Palin, Around the World in 20 Years, Himalaya with Michael PalinSir Michael Edward Palin, (; born 5 May 1943), is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He was a member of the comedy group Monty Python. Since 1980 he has made a number of travel documentaries.Palin wrote most of his comedic material with fellow Python member Terry Jones. Before Monty Python, they had worked on other shows such as the Ken Dodd Show, The Frost Report, and Do Not Adjust Your Set. Palin appeared in some of the most famous Python sketches, including "Argument Clinic", "Dead Parrot sketch", "The Lumberjack Song", "The Spanish Inquisition", "Bicycle Repair Man" and "The Fish-Slapping Dance". He also regularly played a Gumby. Palin continued to work with ...moreAre they a great narrator?
Notable documentaries: Aldabra: Once Upon an Island, Oceans, Hope in the Time of AIDS, Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, The FIFA 2006 World Cup Film: The Grand FinaleAre they a great narrator?