Hero Fiennes Tiffin

Active - 2009 - Present  |   Born - Oct 17, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, United States  |   Died - Jun 16, 1995   |   Genres - Fantasy, Children's/Family

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Actor Hero Fiennes Tiffin landed his first major film assignment with a portrayal of 11-year-old Tom Riddle (who later becomes Lord Voldemort) in the fantasy Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2008).

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  • Both of his parents were French and musicians.
  • Worked as a radio announcer in Los Angeles at KNX radio station.
  • Both he and his son recorded announcements for the Orlando International Airport's Automated Guideway Transit System.
  • His famous Disney's Matterhorn Bobsleds attraction announcement, "Remain seated please; permanecer sentados por favor," is featured in No Doubt's "Tragic Kingdom" song.
  • Retired in 1991 after having vocal cord surgery.
  • In 2005, The Walt Disney Company recognized his contributions by inducting him as a Disney Legend.
  • Known as The Voice of Disneyland due to his recorded announcements that played throughout the Disneyland and Disney World parks.