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Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96

Don Pardo, legendary 'Saturday Night Live' announcer, dead at 96
"Saturday Night Live" announcer Don Pardo has died at 96 years old. (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)

Don Pardo, the legendary radio and TV personality, and the man who introduced the cast of “Saturday Night Live” every weekend since the show began, died Monday, Richard Licata, executive of communications for NBC confirmed. He was 96.

Pardo was a part of "SNL" for every single season except one since it premiered in 1975, according to tv.com.

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The cause of death was not immediately clear.

OBITUARY: 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Staff writer Yvonne Villarreal contributed to this report. 

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