Don Pardo, the voice behind Saturday Night Live for 38 seasons, passed away on Monday, according to his daughter.
He was 96 years old.
Pardo broke into broadcasting at a small radio station in Providence, Rhode Island and moved to New York City in 1944 to begin his six-decade tenure as a staff announcer at NBC.
You may not know his face, but you’ve heard his voice:
Transitioning to television, Pardo announced for such shows as Jeopardy!, The Kate Smith Evening Hour, NBC Nightly News, The Price Is Right, Three on a Match and Winning Streak.