The Voice of Speed (1927-2010)

While thumbing through the net yesterday on my iPad, I learned that the great voice artist and director Peter Fernandez (1927-2010) died last July. I don’t know how I missed the news, but I did. Fernandez of course was best known as the voice of the Original Speed Racer and countless heroes in Italian and Japanese films, as American-dubbed productions from the 1960’s and 1970’s.  He was an extraordinary and talented man.

Here is a interesting overview on his work on Speed Racer, and a tribute from Scifijapan.

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