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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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  The Tramp (TV Series) (pre-production)
Joel (2019)
 1995 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Nature film narrator
- Michael Moore/Paul Rudd/Fred Schneider (1995) ... Nature film narrator (voice)
 1989-1993 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Announcer / Announcer (segment "I'm a Handsome Blackman") / Sketch Announcer / ...
- Kevin Kline/Willie Nelson & Paul Simon (1993) ... Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- Jerry Seinfeld/Annie Lennox (1992) ... Announcer (segment "I'm a Handsome Blackman") (voice, uncredited)
- 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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 2020 Let's Be Real (TV Series)
 2009 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
 1993-2009 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Self - Announcer
- Episode #17.33 (2009) ... Self - Announcer (voice)
- Jerry Seinfeld/Craig Bierko (2009) ... Self - Announcer (voice)
- Episode #17.31 (2009) ... Self - Announcer (voice)
- Nathan Lane (2009) ... Self - Announcer (voice)
- Bob Saget/Thenewno2 (2009) ... Self - Announcer (voice)
 2003 Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special (TV Special)
Self - Announcer
 1998 Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 5 (TV Movie)
Self - Announcer (voice)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Joel Goddard


5' 10" (1.78 m)


Tedi Dreiser Godard

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