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List of famous narrators, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top narrators in the world? This includes the most prominent narrators, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable narrators is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic narrators were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned narrators.

A list made up of people like Jeff Bridges and Gabriel Byrne. Some of the following people are considered the greatest narrators for TV, film, and others. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known narrators to the lesser known narrators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the narrator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous narrators ever?" and "What are the names of famous narrators?" then you're in the right place. 
Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Narrators
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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

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#28 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#35 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#69 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#45 on The Best Actors in Film History

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Gabriel Byrne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Narrators
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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

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#95 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

#8 on The Best Living Irish Actors

#12 on The Best Irish Actors of All Time

#8 on The Best Irish Actors Working Today

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Eimei Esumi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Narrators
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Hideaki Esumi was an actor. ...more on Wikipedia

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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

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