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Who Is This Narrator? UPDATED: It's The Guy From 'Goonies'

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So, I saw this ad from Rick Snyder, who is running to be the Republican candidate for Governor of Michigan. At first I just thought it was funny that he was running on a platform of nerdiness, and as a nerd myself, this gave me hope, that I might someday have an ad on TV.

But then there's that part when the narrator says "who just happens to adore Michigan," which should be a perfectly nice thing to say, and it sounds like a threat. And then I notice, everything he says sounds absolutely terrifying. Then it occurs to me, I've heard him before.

(He comes in about :31 in.) Who is this narrator guy? What does his resume say? Seriously, it doesn't matter what he says, you can bet it'll be horrifying. Can you imagine him reading Goodnight Moon?

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UPDATE: A little poking around, and you know who it is? It's the guy from The Goonies:

Robert Davi, of Die Hard, The Goonies and the Demon Sheep Ad. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America hide caption

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