Brian James Passes
March 6, 2009 at 3:10 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS is saddened to report that voiceover legend BRIAN JAMES has suddenly passed away from a heart attack at 4a this morning (3/6), at his home in SCOTTSDALE, AZ. He was 48.
BRIAN is survived by his wife KIMBERLY, his son MAX, daughter EMMA, and a stepdaughter BROOKE.
More details as soon as they are available.
Meanwhile, CLEAR CHANNEL/SOUTHERN COLORADO New Media Mgr. RICH STEVENS has created a discussion board on FACEBOOK. Please visit it to post your thoughts on BRIAN when you click here.
CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 KZHT/SALT LAKE CITY PD JEFF McCARTNEY has added a BRIAN JAMES tribute page to his site.
And, KDWB/MINNEAPOLIS OM/PD ROB MORRIS has posted a BRIAN JAMES tribute page featuring some of BRIAN's best work.
"Today, like many others in our industry, we pay tribute to the BEST DAMN VOICE GUY EVER," says MAGIC BROADCASTING PANAMA CITY Director of Programming and Top 40 WILN (ISLAND 106) PD CHRIS ALAN, who adds, "I’m still in shock! Just 2 weeks ago BRIAN and I were talking and laughing as I shared with him the news of our GOLD ADDY AWARD that his voice won for us. I can’t believe it!” Check out the ISLAND 106 tribute to BRIAN here.