Lee VinesShow Count: 2
Series Count: 0
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Born: April 11, 1919, Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 9, 2011, North Hollywood, California, U.S.
Lee Vines (April 11, 1919 – July 9, 2011) was a Canadian-born American radio and television announcer and actor. He was best known to television audiences in the 1950s as the announcer on the What's My Line? game show. However, he also appeared as the announcer for numerous other television shows including The Name's the Same, Password All-Stars and Hallmark Hall of Fame. His acting and voice-over roles included Hong Kong Phooey and The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
Vines was born on April 11, 1919, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada, but immigrated to the United States. In 1943, he enlisted in the United States Army during World War II and served in the European Theater.
Vines died from complications of pneumonia and a fall at a convalescent facility in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, on July 9, 2011, at the age of 92.He was survived by his wife, Catherine, his son Jim, his daughter Carol, and a granddaughter.