アラン・カルター, longtime 'Late Show with David Letterman' announcer, で死んだ 78

カルターは、から絶賛された深夜のプログラムの背後にある声でした 1995, レターマンがNBCからCBSに移ってから約2年, そして、ホストが辞任するまでショーを続けました 2015.

Rabbi Joshua Hammerman of Connecticut’s Temple Beth El confirmed he died peacefully at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut in a statement to Fox News.

Kalter’s wife, ペギー, also confirmed the news of his death to ハリウッドレポーター.

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The red-headed humorist was perhaps best known for his distinctive voice, which he would use to not only cheekily introduce Letterman every night but his guests as well. 加えて, he would frequently participate in comedy sketches such asAlan Kalter’s Celebrity Interviewafter Letterman was finished interviewing his guests. 締め切り notes the fan-favorite would also use his droll humor to feign anger or bitterness at the host, dropping expletives that were bleeped out and forcing the host to act as though his own show had gone off the rails.

アラン・カルター, the voice announcer behind ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ has died.

アラン・カルター, the voice announcer behind ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ has died. (Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

When our announcer of 15 years Bill Wendell retired, producer Robert Morton came to my office with an audio tape containing auditions for several announcers. Alan’s was the first and only voice we listened to. We knew he would be our choice,” Letterman said in a statement (経由して バラエティ). “Whatever else, we always had the best announcer in television. Wonderful voice and eagerness to play a goofy character of himself. Did I mention he could sing? Yes he could. He enthusiastically did it all. とても悲しい日, but many great memories.

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The Hollywood Reporter notes that he was born in Brooklyn in 1943 and raised in New York communities like Little Neck and Cedarhurst. He graduated from Hobart College in Geneva, N.Y. before attending law school at New York University. Appropriately, he taught public speaking and English to high school students on Long Island before beginning his broadcast career.

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Alan Kalter has died at age 78

Alan Kalter has died at age 78 (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame)

He worked as the announcer on game shows likeTo Tell the Truth,” “ザ・ $ 25,000 Pyramid” そして “The Money Maze.His unique voice may also be recognized by many from countless commercials, including a brief stint as the voice of the Michelin Man.

The outlet reports that he is survived by his wife and daughters Lauren and Diana as well as his grandchildren, Samantha, Ethan, ヨルダン, Isabelle and Owen. He also has a brother named Gary.

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