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Joel Godard

Joel Godard (born March 31, 1938 in Milledgeville, Georgia) was the announcer on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. He is often featured in skits, playing himself on the show. Godard attended Emory University, graduating in 1960 with a Chemistry degree. Godard was admitted to Emory's school of medicine but instead chose show business. Before taking ... See full bio »
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 2002-2009 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
- Episode #17.33 (2009) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #9.97 (2002) ... Announcer (voice)
 1989-1992 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Announcer (segment "I'm a Handsome Blackman") / Sketch Announcer / Sketch Narrator
- Jerry Seinfeld/Annie Lennox (1992) ... Announcer (segment "I'm a Handsome Blackman") (voice)
- John Goodman/k.d. lang (1989) ... Sketch Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- Rick Moranis/Rickie Lee Jones (1989) ... Sketch Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1980 Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Movie)
John Briggs
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 2001 75th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie) (announcer)
 1998 Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 5 (TV Movie) (announcer)
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 2009 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
 1993-2009 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Himself - Announcer / Himself / Themselves - Musical Guest / ...
- Jerry Seinfeld/Craig Bierko (2009) ... Himself - Announcer
- Episode #17.31 (2009) ... Himself - Announcer
- Episode #17.27 (2009) ... Himself - Announcer
- Brian Williams/Taraji P. Henson/Nata Bargatze (2009) ... Himself - Announcer
- Jon Hamm/Ginnifer Goodwin/Theresa Andersson (2009) ... Himself - Announcer
 2003 Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special (TV Special)
Himself - Announcer
 1998 Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 5 (TV Movie)
Himself - Announcer (voice)

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Only applied his Chemistry background once, about 8 years after College, for about 6 months, analyzing Electroplating Solutions at Maxson Electronics in Macon, Georgia, during the Viet Nam War, in the wee hours, at the same time he was Anchoring News & doing Stand-Up Weather for WMAZ-TV, AND flying Students for Day's Flying Service and then Lowe Aviation in the Daytime. Needed a lot of makeup. See more »



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