Obit: Don Pardo

Legendary NBC voice Don Pardo has passed away.

Pardo was best-known as the announcer for Saturday Night Live from its 1975 launch until 2014, except for the 1981-82 season. Prior to SNL, Pardo was the announcer for a number of game shows, including Jackpot, The Price Is Right, Three on a Match, Winning Streak and, most famously, the Art Fleming hosted version of Jeopardy!

Pardo died Monday in Tucson, Arizona. He was 96 years old.

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