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Rod Roddy
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Name: Robert Ray “Rod” Roddy
Born: September 28, 1937
Died: October 27, 2003
Place of death: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Announcer
Years active: 1975-2003
Known for: Announcing Press Your Luck and The Price is Right
Robert Ray “Rod” Roddy (born September 28, 1937 in Fort Worth, TX; died October 27, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA) was an American broadcaster and announcer. He was most recognizable as a game show announcer, but most notably, The Price is Right from 1986 until 2003. Other than The Price is Right, he has also announced on other game shows such as Whew!, Love Connection, and Press Your Luck. He was also a sub announcer for Hollywood Squares during Game Show Week. Prior to his game show announcing work, Rod was the narrator on the successful dramedy Soap and during his work on Price, he provided the voice of Mike the Microphone on Disney's House of Mouse. Rod passed away as a result of colon and breast cancer on October 27, 2003, less than one month after his 66th birthday; he is interred at Greenwood Memorial Park in his native Fort Worth, TX.

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Commemorative Speech on the death of Rod RoddyEdit

As many of you know, we have lost our dear friend, Rod Roddy. Rod's many television friends and all of us associated with The Price is Right will miss his splendid talent and his great sense of humor. May God bless Rod.—Bob Barker (2003)

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YouTube VideosEdit

Rod Roddy's Come on Down Call Downs on The Price is Right
The Price is Right Rod Roddy Tribute {alternate copies: #1 and #2}

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