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Will Lyman

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Birth dateMay 20, 1948(age 68)
Place of birthBurlington, Vermont

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William Lyman (born May 20, 1948) is an American voice-over artist and actor, perhaps best known for his polished, resonant voice that has narrated the PBS series Frontline since its second season in 1984. Lyman has made a successful career in television and theater. In addition, he made a movie appearance in Hostile Takeover and, with his distinctive, commanding cadences, narrated the 2006 film Little Children as well as various other films. He appeared on the shows Commander in Chief, Threat Matrix, The West Wing, and Law & Order.

Lyman has narrated a series of Dos Equis commercials, revolving around their The Most Interesting Man in the World character. He has also been the voice for BMW commercials.

Lyman was born in Burlington, Vermont, the son of Mabry (née Remington), an editor and educator, and Edward Phelps Lyman, an educator. He is a 1971 graduate of Boston University's School of Fine Arts. Lyman married the former Anastasia Sylvester and they have one daughter, Georgia.




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