Born January 19, 1952, Beau Weaver was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
In the 1960s and 1970s, he was on the air at some of America's top pop music stations. He was also one of the pioneers of satellite broadcasting as an original member of the air staff of the Transtar Radio Network.
By the 1980s, Weaver had left radio and began working as a freelance voice actor in Los Angeles. He was the announcer on the short-lived game show College Mad House, a spin-off of the kids' game show Fun House. Today, he is the voice of the CBS Domestic Television programs, The Insider and The Doctors. He is the narrator on Animal Planet's doc series, Weird, True and Freaky, National Geographic's "Known Universe" and "American Loggers and "Heartland Thunder" on the Discovery Channel. Some recent movie trailers and television campaigns voiced by Weaver include: "Into The Wild" and "Revolutionary Road."
Weaver has done work with Disney in the late 1990s working alongside fellow Disney voice-overs Mark Elliot and Brian Cummings. One of his most notable Disney voice-overs is "Thanks for joining us for this special preview. And now, our Feature Presentation," a longer variation of "And now, our Feature Presentation," which is said at the start of most Disney films on video on a "Feature Presentation" logo.
In television animation, Beau's most memorable roles include Superman/Clark Kent in the 1989 Ruby-Spears production of Superman, a revival of the series timed to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the creation of the character. In 1996, he played the lead role of Reed Richards a.k.a. "Mister Fantastic" in Marvel's Fantastic Four. Weaver was also the announcer of the first ever video news magazine, Real TV from 1996–1999 and again from 2000-2001.
Beau works primarily from home studios in Los Angeles and Ojai, California.
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