William T. Woodson (July 16, 1917 - February 22, 2017) was an American voice actor. He is best known for providing narration in television shows.
Early in his career, Woodson was a stage actor, best known for the role of Le Bret in Cyrano de Bergerac. He also made appearances in plays such as Othello and The Seven Year Itch.
On radio, Woodson narrated for This is Your FBI and played characters in Suspense, Family Theatre, Inheritance, and CBS Radio Workshop.
Among Woodson's best known television roles as a narrator are The Odd Couple, Super Friends, and Battle of the Planets. He also narrated for The Winds of War and War and Remembrance (both miniseries adaptations of Herman Wouk novels), Pigs is Pigs, The Invaders, WKRP in Cincinnati, The Centurions, Yogi Bear and the Magical Flight of the Spruce Goose, and some episodes of Tiny Toon Adventures.
As a character actor, Woodson made live action appearances in The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, The Spike Jones Show, F-Troop, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. He also provided voiceover in shows such as Spider-Man and Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (voicing J. Jonah Jameson, among other characters, in both), CB Bears, The Small One, Shirt Tales, the 1988 Superman series, and Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America, Volume 2.
Woodson has also been heard in movie trailers (such as True Grit, Clue, and Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird), Stan Freberg's Jacobson Mowers commercial ("Faster...than sheep!"), Super Bowl II, the "Ice Bowl" of 1967, Disney Read-Along titles, and commercials for the Minnesota Twins.
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