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Basehart's last work as an actor was doing the voice-over for the closing ceremonies of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. The day after finishing the recording he suffered the first of a series of fatal strokes.
I couldn't be a straight leading man. You've got to be bigger and prettier than I am.
John Richard Basehart
Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
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