Actor and announcer Stanley B. Watt died Jan. 2 in Rumson, N.J. of cancer. He was 74.
Born in Quincy, Mass., he grew up in Pittsburgh and graduated from Carnegie Mellon Univ. before serving in the Army.
Upon returning to the U.S., he spent performed on and off Broadway, on television and in films. His most notable Broadway appearances include “A Taste of Honey,” and “Jennie” with Mary Martin, “The Next President” with Mort Sahl, and James Joyce’s “Dubliners.”
He did more than 300 commercials and promos on TV and radio for ABC, NBC, and HBO. He also narrated films for National Geographic, PBS, and the Discovery Channel including “The Great Blunders of the 20th Century” and “Great Spy Stories of the 20th Century” series for A&E’s History Channel.
Watt served on the board of directors for Screen Actors Guild and was a member of AFTRA and Actors Equity.
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He is survived by wife Bonnie, a daughter and a son.
Contributions may be made to the Actors’ Fund, 729 7th Ave, 10th fl, NY, NY 10019.