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The Iconic Broadcast Voice Of Don Pardo

Saturday Night Live - Season 4 GalleryDon Pardo’s voice has left us. Pardo grew up mostly in Norwich, Connecticut and was a student at Norwich Free Academy. He earned a top prize in a speaking competition in his senior year, the “Newton Perkins Medal for Declamation” was that foreshadowing or what?

Pardo was best known for his long time work on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” doing all the announcing work on the hit show. Pardo passed on August 18, 2014 at the age of 96…lots of announcing during all those years.

Don Pardo is a member pf the Television Hall of Fame…along with “Saturday Night Live” he worked as the announcer for “The Price Is Right,” and Jeopardy.