A birthday to celebrate
Sat Feb 23 23:44:10 EST 2008
Happy to report the staff announcer of 8-H is sounding very good
tonight. Welcome back Don
On 2/20/08, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> Pardo became the senior booth announcer at NBC when Johnny Olson fled
> to Los Angeles in the 70's to keep working. One other voice from that
> era is stil active as Johnny Gilbert continues to work on Jeopardy.
> Gilbert also relocated to LA the same time Olson did.
> Gilbert actually hosted The Price Is Right at NBC for a short period
> when Bill Cullen became ill.
> On 2/20/08, Bill O'Neill <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Doug Drown wrote:
> > > I've always found it a bit odd that Don is very, very seldom seen on
> > > Saturday Night Live, and I don't remember ever seeing him much on TV
> > before
> > > that, despite the ubiquitousness of his voice. Does anyone know if this
> > is
> > > a personal choice on his part?
> > "Booth" needs nothing superfluous or tacky like television. He's likely
> > old-school and proud of it. <g>
> > Happy Birthday, Mr. Pardo.
> > Bill O'Neill
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