Douglas Rain, the Canadian actor who famously provided the calm and creepy voice of the computer HAL in the 1968 sci-fi masterpiece “2001: A Space Odyssey,” has died at age 90, in response to studies.
The CBC reported on Sunday that Rain died at a hospital simply exterior Stratford, Ontario.
Rain had a protracted profession as a Shakespearean actor, performing for 32 years in the Stratford Competition. He had greater than 100 movie and tv credit, however his most memorable was because the sentient computer in Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking movie.
“Open the pod bay doorways, HAL.”
“I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t try this. … This dialog can serve no objective anymore. Goodbye.”