Spokesperson/Narrator Mike Rowe to voice Discovery's 'Human Planet' |  MNN.com | Inside Voiceover—Cutting-edge Insights + Enlightening, Entertaining News for Voiceover Professionals | Scoop.it
For the legions of Mike Rowe fan-girls (and boys) out there, good news...The quintessential 'everyman' Rowe was tapped to narrate the U.S. version of the "The Human Planet," the new Discovery series produced by the same team as "Planet Earth;" a production four years in-the making.

The voiceover honors in the UK went to someone with a more traditional "nature documentary sound" instead, great British actor, John Hurt, who most Americans know as "The Elephant Man," and the "guy whose stomach the alien busts out of in 'Alien'"...and you thought Mike Rowe was the only one with the "Dirty Jobs"..?