READ Famous Male Narrators

3.9k views 14 items

List of famous male narrators, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male narrators list contains the most prominent and top males known for being narrators. There are thousand of males working as narrators in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic narrators have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a narrator then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Jeff Bridges and Akira Kume.

While this isn't a list of all male narrators, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male narrators?" and "Who are the best male narrators?"
Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Narrators
Photo:  Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Jeffrey Leon "Jeff" Bridges is an American actor, singer, and producer. He comes from a well-known acting family and began his televised acting in 1958 as a child with his father, Lloyd Bridges, and brother, Beau, on television's Sea Hunt. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Otis "Bad" Blake in the 2009 film Crazy Heart and earned Academy Award nominations for his roles in The Last Picture Show, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Starman, The Contender, and True Grit. Among his other better-known major motion films are: The Big Lebowski, Fearless, Iron Man, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Jagged Edge, Against All Odds, The Fisher King, Tucker, Seabiscuit, Arlington Road, Tron, Tron: ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Also Ranked

#45 on The Best Actors in Film History

#34 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#30 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#67 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

More Jeff Bridges

The Best Jeff Bridges Movies 20 Pictures of Young Jeff Bridges
Gabriel Byrne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Narrators
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Fair use

Gabriel James Byrne is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London's Royal Court Theatre in 1979. Byrne's screen debut came in the Irish soap opera The Riordans and the spin-off show Bracken. He has now starred in over 35 feature films, such as The Usual Suspects, Miller's Crossing, Stigmata, Spider and End of Days, in addition to writing two. Byrne's producing credits include the Academy Award–nominated In the Name of the Father. He has received much critical acclaim for his role as Dr. Paul Weston in the HBO drama In Treatment. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Walkinstown, Republic of Ireland

Also Ranked

#94 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

#12 on The Best Irish Actors of All Time

#8 on The Best Irish Actors Working Today

#8 on The Best Living Irish Actors

More Gabriel Byrne

The Best Gabriel Byrne Movies
Eimei Esumi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Narrators
Photo: via Tumblr

Hideaki Esumi was an actor. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 69 (1935-2004)

Birthplace: Japan, Shimane Prefecture

see more on Eimei Esumi

Pete Smith was an American publicist, short subject producer and narrator. A native of New York City, Smith began working as a publicist at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in the 1920s. He later moved into film making. He is best known for his series of shorts, the Pete Smith Specialties, which were in production from the 1930s to the 1950s. Smith produced and narrated over 150 shorts which earned him two Best Live Action Short Film Academy Awards. In 1953, he was awarded an Academy Honorary Award for his short films. Smith's later years were spent in a Santa Monica convalescent home due to ill health. In January 1979, Smith jumped to his death from the roof of the home. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 87 (1892-1979)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

see more on Pete Smith