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Don Pardo, the voice of 'Saturday Night Live,' dies at age 96

 
Don Pardo, the voice of 'Saturday Night Live,' dies at age 96
Posted August 19th, 2014 @ 7:23am

Famous television and radio announcer, Don Pardo, best known as the voice of NBC’s 'Saturday Night Live' passed away Monday, August 18th.

His television and announcing career includes The Price Is Right and Jeopardy which he was affiliated with for nearly three decades, not to mention his 40 year run with SNL and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Fallon has been quoted saying, "nothing is like the moment when Don Pardo says your name." 

His famous voice has led him to become one of the first announcers inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame.

Don Pardo's voice was also one of the first to break the news about President John F. Kennedy's assassination.

We have truly lost an incredible being in history.   

Thank you for being the voice of our lives Don Pardo!

 

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