Dominick George “Don” Pardo (February 22, 1918 – August 18, 2014) was an American radio and television announcer whose career spanned over seven decades.
A member of the Television Hall of Fame, Pardo was noted for his 70-year tenure with NBC, working as the announcer for early incarnations of such notable shows as The Price Is Right, Jackpot, Jeopardy!, Three on a Match, Winning Streak and NBC Nightly News. His longest, and best-known, announcing gig was for NBC’s Saturday Night Live, a job he held for 39 seasons, from the show’s debut in 1975 until his death in 2014.
Don Pardo cause of death
Pardo died in his sleep on August 18, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 96. Cause of death is not know.