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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 Radio Days (1987), Stay Tuned (1992) and 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (2003). He was married to Catherine (Kay) Lyons. He died on August 18, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona, USA. See full bio »

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(age 96) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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Known For

Radio Days 'Guess That Tune' Host
(1987)
Stay Tuned Game Show Announcer
(1992)
'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection Himself - Jeopardy Announcer (I Lost on Jeopardy)
(2003)
The Simpsons Don Pardo
(2010-2012)

Filmography

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 1975-2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Announcer / Radio Anchorman / Himself - Announcer
- Kristen Wiig/Vampire Weekend (2013) ... Announcer (voice)
- Lily Tomlin (1975) ... Radio Anchorman / Himself - Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 2010-2012 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Don Pardo
- Moonshine River (2012) ... Don Pardo (voice)
- Moe Letter Blues (2010) ... Don Pardo (voice)
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
Sid
- Cutbacks (2009) ... Sid
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
Announcer (uncredited)
 1992 Stay Tuned
Game Show Announcer
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Weekend Update Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1988 Totally Minnie (TV Movie)
Announcer
 1987 Radio Days
'Guess That Tune' Host
 1985 The Sex O'Clock News
Announcer
 1984 'Weird Al' Yankovic: I Lost on Jeopardy (Video short)
Don Pardo
 1967 Celebrity Doubletalk (TV Movie)
Announcer (voice)
 1956 Stanley (TV Series)
Announcer
- Christmas show (1956) ... Announcer
- Stanley and the Blonde Bandit (1956) ... Announcer
- Folk Song Festival (1956) ... Announcer
 1954 Best Foot Forward (TV Movie)
Announcer (uncredited)
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Announcer
- Episode #3.24 (1953) ... Announcer (voice)
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Announcer
- 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)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
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Other Works:

Appeared as the Jeopardy Announcer in 'Weird Al' Yankovic's music video "I Lost On Jeopardy". See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

Has been the announcer for Saturday Night Live (1975) for every season except the seventh. Thus, he was the person that's been involved with the show for the longest, even longer than executive producer Lorne Michaels who left the show from 1980-1985. See more »

Trademark:

Famous for his Saturday Night Live introduction, which was cried out at the end of the opening skit: "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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