Joining the ranks of famous disembodied voices of the world, such as Mr. Moviefone and Don LaFontaine, Atlanta voice actress Susan Bennett has stepped forward as the voice of Siri.
Yes, that's the often-mocked, sometimes helpful voice assistant on
Finally satisfying the curiosity of tech geeks,
Bennett's intonations have also been heard in commercials, on phone systems and in airport terminals.
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On the occasion of Bennett's revelation, I propose she put her skills to good use and replace the voice-overs in a few more films.
HAL 9000 in
HAL's destructive impulses would sound all the more terrifying. When Dr. David Bowman gets to the Star Child scene, he probably will wish he'd downloaded
Really, like Morgan Freeman doesn't have enough "Voice of God" work. There are always those Visa commercials, anyway.
The Burning Bush in "The Ten Commandments."
"I'm sorry, I don't understand."
Charlie in "Charlie's Angels."
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The Wizard in "Wizard of Oz."
Bennett would've sounded a little less ominous as the person behind the curtain. Besides, who needs brains, courage or a heart when you have "Angry Birds"?
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