Don Pardo, 96, voice of 'Saturday Night Live'

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Don Pardo, 96, voice of 'Saturday Night Live'

Postby Marie » Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:09 am

IN A 2006 INTERVIEW for the Archive of American Television, he recalled the early days of SNL:

"When we first started, in the first five years, Lorne Michaels used to write my closings, they were very clever. I loved it, because the last line was always, 'This is Don Pardo saying, "This is Don Pardo speaking." '

"I got two Don Pardos in there."

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You find out what someone is really like in "battle," and Olbermann is who you want to be in a foxhole with, Patrick said. "On the air, we had each others' backs," said Olbermann.
-David Goetzl: "Keith Olbermann, Dan Patrick still brothers long after ESPN's 'Big Show'"; MediaPost blog, 4-6-2012


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Re: Don Pardo, 96, voice of 'Saturday Night Live'

Postby Slfriend79 » Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:18 am

RIP, Mr. Pardo. :-(

"Laugh hard, run fast, be kind." - Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor (Twice Upon A Time)

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