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Alan Robert Kalter

(1943-03-21)March 21, 1943
Died October 4, 2021(2021-10-04) (aged 78)
Education Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Occupation Announcer
Years active 1974–2015
Spouse(s) Carol Cepler (divorced)
Peggy Masterson (m. 2003)
Children 2

Alan Robert Kalter (March 21, 1943 – October 4, 2021) was an American television announcer from New York City. He is best known as the announcer for the Late Show with David Letterman, a role he held from September 4, 1995 until Letterman's retirement on May 20, 2015. He also hosted Alan Kalter's Celebrity Interview that ran concurrently with The Late Show.

Personal life

Kalter was born in Brooklyn in 1943 and raised in Little Neck and Cedarhurst, New York. His family was Jewish. He was an English and Public Speaking teacher at Baldwin High School on Long Island in the late 1960s and was also the voice of the Michelin Man. He attended Hobart College in Geneva, New York, and began his broadcasting career on local radio stations.

Kalter lived in Stamford, Connecticut. After his longtime marriage to Carol Cepler ended in divorce, he married Peggy Masterson in 2003 (his second marriage). He had 2 daughters, Lauren Hass and Diana Binger, and 5 grandchildren.

Kalter died at Stamford Hospital on October 4, 2021, aged 78.

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