Truman Bradley

Truman Bradley (February 8, 1905 – July 28, 1974) was an actor and narrator in radio, television and film. Bradley began his career in the 1930s as a radio broadcaster. Working at WBBM in Chicago, Illinois, some considered him "the Mid-West's leading news commentator." He was selected by Henry Ford to be the announcer for the Ford Sunday Evening Hour, for which he flew to Detroit, Michigan, each weekend. With his distinctive, authoritative voice, he soon became a radio actor as well as a narrator in numerous movies. In the mid-1940s, Bradley was a newscaster with KERN in Bakersfield, California. Bradley was the announcer for Red Skelton's program, Burns and Allen, Easy Aces, the Frank Sinatra Show and Screen Guild Players.