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List of famous announcers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top announcers in the world? This includes the most prominent announcers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable announcers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic announcers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned announcers.

List features people like Charles Barkley and Troy Aikman.

From reputable, prominent, and well known announcers to the lesser known announcers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the announcer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous announcers ever?" and "What are the names of famous announcers?" then you're in the right place. (558 items)
David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Announcers
David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer and automobile racing team owner. He hosted late night television talk shows for 33 ...more

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George Takei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Joe Rogan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Chris Berman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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The Miz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Al Michaels is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Joey Fatone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Tony Kornheiser is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Joe Morgan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Vin Scully is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Vin Scully
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Ed McMahon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Bob Costas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Announcers
Bob Costas
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Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Dick Enberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Jeffrey Tambor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Howard Cosell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Joe Buck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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John Melendez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Tim McCarver is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Phil Rizzuto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Jonathan Coachman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Pat Summerall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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Red Barber is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Announcers
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