Mel Brandt, 1919 - 2008

Melville "Mel" Brandt (June 18, 1919 – March 14, 2008) was an actor and NBC staff announcer. WIKIPEDIA Born in Brooklyn, New York, Brandt joined NBC around 1948. His radio announcing credits included The Adventures of Frank Merriwell, Author Meets the Critics, and The Eternal Light. In 1975, he announced for a syndicated radio program called Faces of Love. He was one of the stars of the first television soap opera, Faraway Hill, broadcast in 1946 on the DuMont Television Network. His familiar voice was heard over the second animated version of the NBC Peacock from 1962-75, announcing that the program was in "living color" on NBC.

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