‘Saturday Night Live’ announcer Don Pardo dies at 96
The New York Times: Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer who was the voice for “Saturday Night Live,” has died at age 96, his daughter confirmed.
Pardo, who was with “S.N.L.” from the show’s first episode in 1975, remained the announcer of the show through its most recent season.
Photo: Don Pardo on the set of “Saturday Night Live” in 1979. He served as the show’s announcer for all but one of its 39 seasons. (Al Levine/NBCUNIVERSAL, via Getty)
This dude was the last of the old school greats in entertainment. RIP