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Don Pardo, Voice Of 'Saturday Night Live' And 'Jeopardy,' Dies At 96

August 19th, 2014 3:45pm EDT
Don Pardo
Television announcer Don Pardo, best known as the voice of NBC's Saturday Night Live, has died.

Pardo's daughter Donna confirmed her father's death, which came at his Tucson, Arizona, home. He was 96.

The legendary announcer spent over 60 years doing voiceover work on television for "NBC Nightly News," and he was the anchor who broke the news when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963.

Pardo became a household name destpite no one every seeing him thanks to his booming voice during the original run of game shows "The Price Is Right" (1956-63) and "Jeopardy" (1964-75...
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