DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Robert Easton (aged 81)
Robert Easton (born Robert Easton Burke, November 23, 1930 – December 16, 2011) was an American radio, film, and television actor whose career spanned more than 60 years. His mastery of English dialect earned him the epithet “The Man of a Thousand Voices”. For decades, he was a leading Hollywood dialogue or accent coach.
DEATH: On December 16, 2011, Easton died at age 81 at his Toluca Lake home. His body, in accordance with his wishes, was cremated. Four years after Easton’s death, his substantial personal library was sold in two installments—in the summer and fall of 2015—by Addison & Sarova Auctioneers of Macon, Georgia.