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Don Pardo (1918–2014)

Don Pardo was born on February 22, 1918 in Westfield, Massachusetts, USA as Dominick George Pardo. He was an actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Match Game (1962) and Jeopardy! (1964). He was married to Catherine (Kay) Lyons. He died on August 18, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona, USA. See full bio »


(age 96) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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 1975-2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Announcer / Radio Anchorman / Himself - Announcer
- Kristen Wiig/Vampire Weekend (2013) ... Announcer (voice)
- Melissa McCarthy/Phoenix (2013) ... Announcer (voice)
- Lily Tomlin (1975) ... Radio Anchorman / Himself - Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Don Pardo
- Moonshine River (2012) ... Don Pardo (voice)
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
- Cutbacks (2009) ... Sid
 1998 Histeria! (TV Series)
The Announcer for 'Histeria Night Live'
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
Announcer (uncredited)
 1992 Stay Tuned
Game Show Announcer
 1988 Totally Minnie (TV Movie)
 1987 Radio Days
'Guess That Tune' Host
 1985 The Sex O'Clock News
 1967 Celebrity Doubletalk (TV Movie)
Announcer (voice)
 1954 Best Foot Forward (TV Movie)
Announcer (uncredited)
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
- Episode #3.24 (1953) ... Announcer
 1951 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.42 (1951) ... Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #1.27 (1951) ... Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- Episode #1.18 (1951) ... Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1949 NBC Presents (TV Series)
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Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

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Other Works:

Pre-recorded announcer for the sea lion shows at Sea World in Orlando, Florida, USA (voiceover). See more »

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Personal Quote:

[for his famous Saturday Night Live introduction, which is cried out at the end of the cold open skit] Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!


Pardo was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame, with the other members of the Hall of Fame "class" of 2010. See more »


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R.I.P., Don Pardo...1918 - 2014 chihuahuaboydh-724-612855
Who on Earth will replace him when he passes? derek916
leaving snl????? mervin23
1981-1982 season hariseldon59
Wasn't his voice on SuperFriends/SuperPow ers bluesnaggletooth316
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