Ed Stoddard (Edward Stoddard Zimmerman)
Born outside of Philadelphia, as a kid he spent sometime in the Midwest where his father died of a heart attack during the depression when Ed was 9 years old. His single mother, Betsy Stoddard, then moved west Los Angeles where she somehow finagled a studio contract as a bit player in movies, some of which include, Bannerline (1951), Three Wise Fools (1946), The Sailor Takes a Wife (1945). Ed never married, but he enjoyed drinking Scotch. For thirty years he was the overnight classical radio D.J. on KFAC. The writer Charles Bukowski wrote a poem called KFAC, which refers to Ed. Read more... Ed, lived in a house in Laurel Canyon in the 1960's, but lost the house to relationship gone bad. He was the voice of the commercial for the introduction of the 1964 1/2 Ford Mustang. Also, he lent his voice to numerous scientific and educational films and filmstrips. Ed lived his remaining years in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles, California. He his survived by his cat Angel who happily lives with a friend.