Don Pardo — Missed ‘Saturday Night Live’ Gig After Suffering Broken Hip

Exclusive 0303-don-pardo-gettyDon Pardo was conspicuously absent from the opening credits of “Saturday Night Live” last night … and our sources has learned it”s because he recently suffered a broken hip.

“SNL” fans immediately noticed the voice that announced the cast last was NOT that of Pardo”s … despite the poor attempt at an impression.

But rest assured, Pardo is ok … our sources say he is recovering from a broken hip and doing just fine. 

Pardo has been doing “Saturday Night Live” since the show first premiered in 1975, missing only one season along the way.