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Re: Bill Wendell, R.I.P.
- Subject: Re: Bill Wendell, R.I.P.
- From: "Bill O'Neill" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 12:59:23 -0400
>Although a veteran broadcaster of about 50 years, Wendell will best be
>remembered as the deep voiced off-camera announcer on David
>Letterman's shows, beginning with his short-lived 1980 NBC daytime
>talk show, continuing through the 11-year late-night run at NBC, and
>finally at CBS for the first two years (1993-95) of Letterman's
>current show until retiring.
Wendell was great at pumping up the crowd at the former NBC Letterman
show before the tape started to roll and in spot breaks. I missed
hearing the live announce intros of Wendell. Didn't he do 'booth' for
NBC in his youth?