Peter Thomas

Narrator + Announcer + Detective
Born Jun 28, 1924

Peter Thomas is an American announcer narrator of television programs, including shows such as Nova and more recently Forensic Files and Medical Detectives. Thomas is known for his crystal clear voice and precise diction, and his unique narrative tone of urgency, concern, and empathy. He has been a narrator for over fifty years.… Read More

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1924 Birth Born in 1924.


1943 19 Years Old With the onset of World War II, Thomas left The Stony Brook School and volunteered for the United States Army in 1943, after being offered an Armed Forces Radio deferment, and served with the First Infantry Division in five major campaigns, including the Battle of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. … Read More


1993 69 Years Old Thomas was also the narrator for a miniseries that ran on The Discovery Channel in 1993 entitled How the West was Lost.
2014 90 Years Old 1 More Event
Thomas was the narrator for the two-hour Nova episode entitled D-Day's Sunken Secrets, broadcast May 28, 2014, just before the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings; he participated in the original D-Day landing on Omaha Beach.
2016 92 Years Old Thomas died on April 30, 2016, at the age of 91.
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