Mark Lewis, a journalism instructor at the University of Oregon, died on Sunday night.
Lewis spent over 40 years in the entertainment industry. He won two Emmy Awards for his show, Word Pictures for WTTW that was filmed in Chicago and Lewis’s performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Lewis taught presentation skills at the University of Oregon.
He has published three books and acted in the television series Grimm and Leverage.
Lewis has also worked with ABC TV, The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, as well as Disney Imagineering. Today, Lewis’s voice can still be heard as a voice over on the Pirates of Caribbean ride.
Lewis’s family and friends have set up a memorial fund. You can make donations here.