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Who would you want to Narrate your life?

Asked by Mat74UK (4646 points ) September 1st, 2010

So with everything you have achieved (or not) throughout your life some nutter decides to make a film about you, who would you want to be the voice of your life!
Morgan Freeman is out (he’s a given).

I think I’d go with Sir David Attenborough.

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lucillelucillelucille's avatar

Lucille Ball ;)

Cruiser's avatar

Joe Peschi or Daffy Duck.

AmWiser's avatar

James Earl Jones
John O’Hurley
Brian Griffin
But I still insist on Morgan Freeman

Zyx's avatar

Sean Connery

serafina's avatar

Damn i would have wanted Morgan too, erm…I’ll settle for Kevin Spacey then.

serafina's avatar

I suppose Sir Stephen Hawkings would be original :D

Zyx's avatar

Wait, Sean Connery is a guy.

Kylie Minogue is going to get old :’(

Guess I’ll go with Emma Watson reading from a script.

Dewey420's avatar

William Shatner. like duh

chyna's avatar

Dennis Haysbert, the All State spokesman, or the first black president on “24”.
For a woman I would choose Ellen DeGeneres.

aprilsimnel's avatar

Jennifer Saunders.

Or Cicely Tyson.

erichw1504's avatar

Christopher Walken.

erichw1504's avatar

Mr. Burns from The Simpsons. “Heh, heh, eeexxxcellent!”

SundayKittens's avatar

Jerry Lewis as the Nutty Professor. EEEEE Glaven!

SuperMouse's avatar

Kathleen Turner

ucme's avatar

Oh without a doubt the only man for that gig is Movie trailer voice guy!! Only one up to the task! :¬)

aprilsimnel's avatar

Uh, @ucme, dude. He’s dead. As of last year.

ucme's avatar

@aprilsimnel No shit Sherlock!! Uh, dudette i’m aware of that. It really don’t matter, the guy can do a Lazarus. He’s that awesome!

Carly's avatar

Sir Ken Robinson from the TED talk conferences.

iamthemob's avatar

I know you said Morgan Freeman was out…but I think that he’s actually contractually obligated to narrate everything that happens everywhere ever…

…but in a world where that were not true…Bobcat Goldwaite. I have no idea how to spell his name…but I want him to talk my life…

MacBean's avatar

@marinelife YES. ♥!!!

Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Jim Dale, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jon Hamm would also make my short list.

sharpstick's avatar

Weird Al, as the White and Nerdy guy.

Akua's avatar

Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones,

free_fallin's avatar

Bill Nighy or Bill Murray.

iamthemob's avatar

@SundayKittens

Thanks! :-) I just hope there wasn’t milk involved.

erichw1504's avatar

@free_fallin…or Bill Clinton.

free_fallin's avatar

@erichw1504 heh Not for me. Clinton’s voice irks me.

TexasDude's avatar

Michael Cera would have been appropriate up until recently.

chump1993's avatar

Jesse Eisenberg <3hehe or my theater arts teacher, Mrs. Pointer lol

El_Cadejo's avatar

Morgan fuckin Freeman.

i can listen to that man talk for days

Mat74UK's avatar

@uberbatman – Anyone but Morgan Freeman mate!

wundayatta's avatar

That lady who gives all the navigation commands. She is such a friend, and she never cares if I follow her directions or not. She’s so nice she deserves the job!

El_Cadejo's avatar

@Mat74UK my bad, i didnt read the details, i fail. But ya know what, dont care, cause morgan freeman is that bad ass :P

erichw1504's avatar

Dr. Claw from Inspector Gadget.

“You may have won this round but I’ll get you next time, Gadget. ”

MeinTeil's avatar

JOHN HURT!

Frenchfry's avatar

I love Morgan Freeman.
So him.

Trillian's avatar

Sigourney Weaver.

zen_'s avatar

Willem Dafoe.

Frenchfry's avatar

Crap! I can’t have Morgan Freeman. Josh Turner.

mammal's avatar

Gotta be, Michael Douglas

gravity's avatar

Nicholas Cage or Edward Norton
If a girl then Liv Tyler

chels's avatar

Scarlett Johansson or Lily Allen.
@free_fallin I love you for saying Bill Murray.

Pied_Pfeffer's avatar

Sandra Bullock. She’s great at getting across humor pointed at herself and passion about a certain topic with just her voice.

free_fallin's avatar

@chels I freaking love Bill Murray!

OreetCocker's avatar

Would have to be Harry Nilsson for me. Still use The Point to get my kids to sleep, so they’d be used to the sound of his voice.

erichw1504's avatar

Ryan Reynolds as Van Wilder.

josie's avatar

Sam Elliott

BoBo1946's avatar

Cecil B. DeMille !

Scooby's avatar

John Cleese. :-/

silverfly's avatar

George Carlin

erichw1504's avatar

Martin Luther King, Jr.

amazingme's avatar

Fred Willard.

MoxieGal's avatar

Sam Elliott – just love that man’s voice.

downtide's avatar

Sean Bean.

Blondesjon's avatar

Jeffery Ross

Rufus_T_Firefly's avatar

Patrick Stewart. Make it so.

free_fallin's avatar

@Rufus_T_Firefly AH! Love him. Star Trek ftw!

Neizvestnaya's avatar

Catherine Deneuve

rooeytoo's avatar

I would choose Stephen Frye (@macbean – maybe we can share him) or Jeremy Clarkson, he is such a smart mouth, you have to love him or maybe hate him.

That said, @wundayatta gets the prize for the best answer!!! You are lucky though, my guy, Brandon is his name, gets really annoyed when I disobey, you can just hear the irritation in his voice or am I being paranoid???

Dewey420's avatar

could i get Charlie Chaplain to perform my life story perhaps?...or ya know maybe Downey Jr. doing chaplain.

oxenfree's avatar

George Cloony (: i love his voice haha

BoBo1946's avatar

btw, Cecil B. DeMille directed and narrated the Ten Commendments. I’ve always thought he had an awesome voice.

mrrich724's avatar

I liked the voice of the narrator of the life of Will Ferrell in the movie Stranger than Fiction.

El_Cadejo's avatar

Peter Jones would be pretty cool too.

He was “the book” in the hitchhikers series.

erichw1504's avatar

Steve Carell as Micheal Scott

MeinTeil's avatar

John Hurt, Frank Langella, Donald Sutherland, Kevin Spacy, Sally Kellerman

rooeytoo's avatar

I just thought of Michael Caine, he would be good too.

erichw1504's avatar

Christian Bale in his “bat voice”.

MeinTeil's avatar

The voice in my head is doing a pretty good job so far.

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