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|Birthname: Daniel Croskery
Born: December 19, 1938
Birthplace: June 13, 2004
Best Known As: His distinctive voice enticed millions to purchase everything from Keebler Cookies to Armor All.
Danny Dark (born Daniel Croskery; December 19, 1938 - June 13, 2004) was widely acknowledged in the commercial industry as the voice-over king.
For nearly four decades, he embedded pop culture with memorable lines in advertisements for Budweiser ("This Bud's for you"), Raid Ant & Roach Killer ("Raid- Kills Bugs Dead") and StarKist Tuna ("Sorry, Charlie").
Dark was an announcer who came to be known as the "voice" of the NBC television network for over ten years. Over the course of his career, Dark was the spokesman for Keebler Cookies, Camaro, AT&T, K-Mart, Texaco, Armor-All, Whitman's Chocolates, Dreyer's Ice Cream, and many other Blue Chip companies.
Dark was the voice of the long-running TV western Bonanza, voicing their intermission commercials for the program's sponsor, Chevrolet.
Voices on Super Friends
- As the voice of Superman and Clark Kent for every incarnation of the SuperFriends
- As the voice of Bizarro #1 in the episode: The Bizarro Super Powers Team
Danny died on June 13, 2004 from bleeding in the lungs. He was 65.