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Vic Perrin (April 26, 1916July 4, 1989) was an American actor and voice artist. He is best remembered as the "Control Voice" in the original version of the TV series The Outer Limits (1963 – 1965). April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years). ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Outer Limits is a television series from the United States. ...


One of his early TV roles was in a 1953 episode of The Adventures of Superman entitled "The Golden Vulture", where he played a hapless sailor on board a freighter run by a self-styled pirate. The cast of The Adventures of Superman from 1953 to 1957. ...


Vic Perrin played minor character roles on numerous TV series in the 50's and 60's including Dragnet, Gunsmoke, Have Gun — Will Travel, The Untouchables, and Mission: Impossible. He was a regular voice-over in the original Jonny Quest cartoon series (as the voice of Dr. Zin). Dragnet opening frame from the 1967 version. ... The cast of radios Gunsmoke: Howard McNear (Doc), William Conrad (Matt), Georgia Ellis (Kitty) and Parley Baer (Chester) Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. ... Have Gun — Will Travel was a popular American Western television series that aired on CBS from 1957 through 1963. ... The Untouchables is the name of a television series that ran from 1959 to 1963 on the American Broadcasting Company. ... Mission: Impossible is the name of an American television series which aired on the CBS network from September 1966 to September 1973. ... Jonny Quest (often referred to as The Adventures of Jonny Quest) was a science fiction American animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions, and created and designed by comic book artist Doug Wildey, about the adventures of a young boy who accompanies his father on extraordinary adventures. ...


He played a voyeuristic serial killer in the 1966 made-for-TV movie Dragnet, which served as a pilot episode for the color version of the TV series.


Perrin also had voice-over and character roles in four classic Star Trek episodes. During the first season, he was the voice of the real Balok in "The Corbomite Maneuver", and he played the Metron in "Arena", where Kirk fought the Gorn. He was also the head man on a planet of pacifists who would not trade dilithium crystals, in "Mirror, Mirror", and the voice of Nomad in "The Changeling", both second season episodes. The first season DVD box set of the original Star Trek television series from 1966. ... The Corbomite Maneuver is a first season episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, first aired November 10, 1966, and repeated May 11, 1967. ... Arena is an episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. ... Mirror, Mirror is an episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. ... The Changeling is a season two episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, first broadcast on September 29, 1967 and repeated May 17, 1968. ...


He continued to do voice-overs and to play character roles until a few years before his death.


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Vic Perrin - Biography - Moviefone (250 words)
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Vic Perrin's first significant stage credit was in the touring company of Helen Hayes' Victoria Regina.
While working as a news announcer with the ABC radio network in the mid-'40s, he decided to return to acting, and within a few years was one of radio's busiest character players.
A prolific voice-over specialist, Vic Perrin provided countless characterizations for such television cartoon series as Jonny Quest and Fantastic Four; he is perhaps best known for his two-year stint as the unseen Control Voice ("There is nothing wrong with your television set?") on TV's The Outer Limits (1963-1965).
Vic Perrin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (291 words)
Vic Perrin (April 26, 1916 – July 4, 1989) was an American actor and voice artist.
One of his early TV roles was in a 1953 episode of The Adventures of Superman entitled "The Golden Vulture", where he played a hapless sailor on board a freighter run by a self-styled pirate.
Vic Perrin played minor character roles on numerous TV series in the 50's and 60's including Dragnet, Gunsmoke, Have Gun — Will Travel, The Untouchables, and Mission: Impossible.
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