STATEMENT FROM NFL FILMS PRESIDENT STEVE SABOL
ON THE DEATH OF HARRY KALAS
“In the 46 years of NFL Films, we have worked with two of the greatest voiceover talents in television history. John Facenda was the ‘Voice of God’ and Harry Kalas was the ‘Voice of the People.’
“His substance was his style. There was no shtick, just a steady blend of crisp articulation and resonance.
“In many ways, Harry is the narrator of our memories. His voice lives on not only on film, but inside the heads of everyone who has watched and listened to NFL Films.”
Harry Kalas joined NFL Films as a narrator in 1975.
Harry Kalas was the narrator for the award-winning NFL Films-produced highlights on Inside the NFL from the show’s inception in 1977 through the 2008 season.
Harry Kalas narrated many of the annual NFL Films-produced team highlight videos and co-hosted This is the NFL with Steve Sabol in the 1980s.