Category Search - game show (Host or model or frequent guest on game show programs)

(71 found)

Anthony Anderson
actor, producer, comedy, writer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Law & Order, To Tell the Truth. Movies Me, Myself & Irene, Kangaroo Jac, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, The Departed, Transformers, Scream 4.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6780 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry14 August 2020

Ben Bailey
tv, comedy, actor, stunts, writer, producer, soap, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Ray Bailey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

TV game show Cash Cab aka Ca$h Cab. Stand-up comedian. TV series One Life to Live, Who's Still Standing?.

Bob Barker
tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Barker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96, 14 days before his 97th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV programs Truth or Consequences, The Price is Right.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Tom Bergeron
tv, comedy, producer, actor, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Raymond Bergeron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host for TV series America's Funniest Home Videos, Dancing with the Stars, Hollywood Squares, Entertainment Tonight.

Wayne Brady
actor, singer, tv, comedy, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Wayne Alphonso Brady
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows The Wayne Brady Show, Let's Make a Deal. Broadway musical Chicago.

David Brenner
comedy, actor, writer, producer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
David Norris Brenner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Hollywood Squares. Guest host for Johnny Carson.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Catherwood
actor, radio, producer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Dwight Catherwood
Nickname(s):
Psycho Mike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of game TV show Chain Reaction.

Bud Collyer
actor, radio, director, producer, tv, writer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Clayton Johnson Heermance Jr.
Also Known As:
Clayton "Bud" Collyer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than June Collyer by 3 years.
husband of
Marian Shockley, until he died.
Older than Marian Shockley by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Played role of Superman on the 1940s radio show The Adventures of Superman. Game show host on TV show To Tell the Truth.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Ray Combs
actor, tv, comedy, suicide, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Neil Combs Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV show Family Feud. Movie Overboard. Committed suicide by hanging.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bert Convy
actor, tv, singer, baseball, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Whalen Convy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 8 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV game shows hosting Super Password, Win, Lose or Draw, Tattletales. Movie The Cannonball Run. Member of the 1950s vocal band The Cheers, with the song Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots. Minor league baseball team Philadelphia Phillies. Broadway plays Fiddler on the Roof, The Impossible Years, Cabaret.

Wally Cox
actor, Broadway, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Wallace Maynard Cox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County. TV show Hollywood Squares.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Bill Cullen
tv, radio, game show

Real/Birth Name:
William Lawrence Francis Cullen
Nickname(s):
Dean of Game Show Hosts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV game shows The Price Is Right, I've Got a Secret, To Tell the Truth, The $25,000 Pyramid, Chain Reaction.

Richard Dawson
tv, actor, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Colin Lionel Emm
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Diana Dors by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV game show host, TV series Family Feud. TV show Hogan's Heroes. Movie The Running Man.

Phyllis Diller
tv, comedy, actor, soap, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Phyllis Ada Driver
Also Known As:
Dame Illya Dillya
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 34 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often appeared on TV game shows, like Hollywood Squares. Voice actor in animated movie A Bug's Life. TV show The Bold and the Beautiful. Movies Splendor in the Grass, The Boneyard. Broadway musical play Hello, Dolly!. Known for her distinctive laugh.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive8 March 2001
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6366 Delmar Boulevard

Hugh Downs
news, actor, producer, writer, composer, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Malcolm Downs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NBC newscaster. TV shows Today, Concentration, 20/20.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Geoff Edwards
actor, tv, radio, writer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Geoffrey Bruce Owen Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show host Jackpot and other game shows.

Ralph Edwards
radio, tv, producer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Livingstone Edwards
Also Known As:
Ralph G. Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio and TV game shows This Is Your Life, Truth or Consequences producer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6116 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Ron Ely
actor, writer, game show, stunts

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Pierce Ely
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Relationships:

husband of
Valerie Lundeen, until her death.
Older than Valerie Lundeen by 18 or 19 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Tarzan, The Aquanauts, Face the Music. Movie Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze.

Bob Eubanks
tv, radio, producer, dj, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Leland Eubanks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV program (game show) host of The Newlywed Game, Card Sharks. Concert producer. Host on TV for annual New Year's Tournament of Roses Parade on Los Angeles television channel KTLA.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry29 December 2000

Guy Fieri
tv, cook, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Guy Ramsay Ferry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trademark spiked bleached hair. Changed name to Fieri (his grandfather's name) about 1995. Channel Food Network TV show Guy off the Hook. Game show host on TV Minute to Win It.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry22 May 2019

Arlene Francis
tv, actor, Broadway, radio, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Arline Francis Kazanjian
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Murders in the Rue Morgue. Host of TV show The Arlene Francis Show. Game TV shows participant including What's My Line?.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6432 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1734 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Harry Friedman
producer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Friedman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 16 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Executive producer TV game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6200 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry1 November 2019

Zsa Zsa Gabor
actor, accused, socialite, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Sari Gabor
Gabor Sari
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Eva Gabor by 2 years.
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than George Sanders by 10 years.
daughter of
younger sister of
Younger than Magda Gabor by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Naked Gun 2: The Smell of Fear, Queen of Outer Space, Moulin Rouge (1952). TV series Hollywood Squares.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Kathie Lee Gifford
tv, singer, actor, producer, style, writer, composer, lyricist, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Lee Epstein
Also Known As:
Kathie Lee Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
mother of
wife of
Frank Gifford, until his death.
Younger than Frank Gifford by 23 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV show Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. Co-host. TV show Hee Haw Honeys. Co-host fourth hour of TV show Today. A clothing line. Albums Goodnight, Angel, Party Animals. Wrote and produced the play Under the Bridge. Sang songs on TV show Name That Tune. Composer of Broadway musical Scandalous.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Gilbert
tv, actor, singer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
John L. Gilbert III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Primarily known as announcer for the TV shows Jeopardy!, The Price is Right and various game shows.

Whoopi Goldberg
actor, comedy, writer, producer, activist, Broadway, Tony Award, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Caryn Elaine Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
65, 15 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Lion King, The Color Purple, Ghost, Sister Act, Sister Act 2, Girl Interrupted, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, The Long Walk Home, Ghosts of Mississippi. TV series Instinct, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The View, Hollywood Squares. Book Whoopi's Big Book of Manners.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry13 November 2001

Gilbert Gottfried
actor, writer, comedy, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Gilbert Gottfried
Nickname(s):
America's Creepy Uncle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie A Million Ways to Die in the West. TV shows Saturday Night Live, Hollywood Squares. Animated movie Aladdin and the King of Thieves. Animated cartoon TV series Aladdin.

Merv Griffin
singer, business, tv, actor, producer, director, writer, composer, bandleader, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts. Created TV game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune. Composed a theme for Jeopardy. Host of his TV talk show The Merv Griffin Show.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive15 October 1998

Monty Hall
actor, producer, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Halperin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series game show Let's Make a Deal producer and host.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive14 December 1996

Chris Harrison
tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Bryan Harrison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host.of TV game shows The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

Richard Hayes
tv, actor, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Herbert Hayes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Peggy Ann Garner by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Host of TV game shows Name That Tune, All About Faces.

Bindi Irwin
actor, tv, rapper, naturalist, game show, dancer, fitness

Real/Birth Name:
Bindi Sue Irwin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
22
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

TV shows The Crocodile Hunter Diaries, Bindi, the Jungle Girl, Dancing with the Stars. Movie Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove.

Art James
tv, actor, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Artur Simeonvich Elimchik
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host and announcer of TV shows Concentration, Tic-Tac-Dough.

Dennis James
tv, actor, sports analyst, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Demie James Sposa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Game show host - TV show Name That Tune.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry10 September 1992
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive29 February 1996

Tom Kennedy
tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
James Edward Narz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Game show host for TV shows Break the Bank, Name That Tune, Password Plus, You Don't Say!.

Mark Labett
tv, producer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Labett
Also Known As:
The Chaser
Nickname(s):
The Beast
Chaser
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 7 inches (200.66 cm)

Brief Facts:

Game and quiz TV shows The Chase.

Dylan Lane
tv, actor, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Dylan Lane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of the game TV show Chain Reaction. TV series What Goes On.

Jim Lange
tv, actor, radio, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Jim Lange
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Nancy Fleming, until he died.
Older than Nancy Fleming by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

TV game shows The Dating Game, Card Sharks, Hollywood Squares.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Allen Ludden
tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Allen Elsworth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Betty White, until he died.
Older than Betty White by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Game show host. TV shows Password, Password Plus.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry31 March 1988

Verne Lundquist
football, sports analyst, actor, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Merton Laverne Lundquist Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Golden Throat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Bowling for Dollars, Sunday Night Football. Called Winter Olympics figure skating events.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jane Lynch
actor, writer, singer, dancer, Broadway, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Jane Marie Lynch
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 0 inches (182.88 cm)

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Lara Embry by 8 or 9 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series Glee, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Two and a Half Men, Party Down, Criminal Minds, Boston Legal, Help Me Help You, Lovespring International, The L Word, MDs. Movies Julie & Julia, The 40 Year Old Virgin, The Fugitive. Broadway musical Annie. TV game show The Weakest Link.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6640 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry4 September 2012

Paul Lynde
actor, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Edward Lynde
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows The Partridge Family, Hollywood Squares. Movie Beach Blanket Bingo.

Howie Mandel
actor, comedy, producer, writer, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Howie Michael Mandel II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64, 1 day before his 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host for TV show Deal or No Deal. Movies Gremlins, The Tangerine Bear, In Search of Dr. Seuss as a voice actor. Has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - refuses to shake hands.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6366 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry4 September 2008

Hal March
actor, radio, director, tv, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Mendelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Candy Toxton, until he died.
Older than Candy Toxton by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Directed TV series F Troop. Host of game TV show The $64,000 Question.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6536 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Rose Marie
actor, singer, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Rose Marie Mazetta
Also Known As:
Baby Rose Marie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Bobby Guy, until his earlier death.
Younger than Bobby Guy by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie Lunch Wagon. TV series The Dick Van Dyke Show, Hollywood Squares.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry3 October 2001

Peter Marshall
actor, tv, singer, writer, Broadway, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Pierre LaCock
Also Known As:
Peter L. Marshall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Joanne Dru by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

The host of TV show Hollywood Squares. Broadway plays Skyscraper, La Cage aux Folles, The Music Man.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Wink Martindale
tv, radio, actor, producer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Winston Conrad Martindale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85, 6 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Game show host for TV shows Gambit, High Rollers, Debt, Tic-Tac-Dough.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry2 June 2006

Groucho Marx
actor, comedy, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Julius Henry Marx
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

brother of
ex-husband of
Older than Eden Hartford by 39 years.
older brother of
Older than Gummo Marx by 3 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Harpo Marx by 1 year.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Comedy group The Marx Brothers. Trademark - big eyebrows and a cigar.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1734 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Ed McMahon
tv, sidekick, actor, producer, writer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sidekick to Johnny Carson on TV show The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Host of TV series Star Search. TV game shows The Match Game, Hollywood Squares.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry20 March 1986

Jan Murray
comedy, game show, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Murray Janofsky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV game shows Blind Date, Dollar a Second, Treasure Hunt (which he created). Movie Thunder Alley. Broadway musical Music in My Heart.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6153 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive19 April 1997

Des O'Connor
tv, comedy, musician, game show, singer, actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Desmond Bernard O'Connor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English TV shows The Des O'Connor Show, Des O'Connor Tonight. Appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2008 Birthday Honours.

Charlie O'Donnell
radio, dj, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Charles O'Donnell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer for many TV game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Pardo
actor, radio, tv, soap, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Dominick George Pardo
Also Known As:
Dom Pardo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer on TV programs Saturday Night Live, Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Search for Tomorrow.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dian Parkinson
model, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Dianna Lynn Batts
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 2 days before her 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1965 US contestant at Miss World pageant. Model and prize presenter on TV show The Price is Right. Cover girl of magazine Playboy in December 1991, again in May 1993.

Janice Pennington
tv, model, playmate, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Janice Marie Pennington
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Ann Pennington (Playboy Playmate) by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Model for TV show The Price is Right. Playmate of the Month for the May 1971 in magazine Playboy.

Markie Post
actor, producer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Marjorie Armstrong Post
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Night Court, Fall Guy, Hearts Afire, The $10,000 Pyramid. Movie There's Something About Mary. Multiple movies for television.

Alfonso Ribeiro
actor, director, singer, dancer, tv, game show, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro
Also Known As:
Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Silver Spoons, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dancing with the Stars. Host for TV shows Catch 21, America's Funniest Home Videos. Broadway play The Tap Dance Kid.

Anne Robinson
tv, game show, columnist, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Josephine Robinson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV game show The Weakest Link.

Rod Roddy
tv, radio, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Ray Roddy
Nickname(s):
Hot Rod Roddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer to TV shows Soap, The Price is Right. Died of cancer. Quote - "Come on down!".

Pat Sajak
tv, actor, news, dj, radio, soap, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Leonard Sajdak
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV game show Wheel of Fortune. Movie Airplane II: The Sequel. Weatherman, Channel 4 KNBC in Los Angeles 1970s. Radio DJ in Vietnam.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6200 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry10 February 1994

Ben Stein
actor, tv, writer, lawyer, producer, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Jeremy Stein
Also Known As:
Benjamin J. Stein
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Speechwriter for American presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford. TV series The Wonder Years. Movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Voices in cartoons Freakazoid, The Secret Files of the SpyDogs, Earthworm Jim. TV game show Win Ben Stein's Money.

Shadoe Stevens
radio, tv, actor, dj, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Terry Keith Ingstad
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Announcer for TV shows Hollywood Squares, The Late Late Show. DJ for station KROQ (K-Rock).

Elaine Stewart
actor, model, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Elsy Steinberg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 27 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Brigadoon, The Bad and the Beautiful, Night Passage, The Adventures of Hajji Baba. TV shows (game shows) Gambit, High Rollers.

Michael Strahan
football, sports analyst, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Anthony Strahan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Team New York Giants. Host of game TV show The $100,000 Pyramid.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Travalena
comedy, actor, game show, writer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Albert Travalena III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV game show Super Password.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry3 February 2005

Alex Trebek
tv, game show, actor

Real/Birth Name:
George Alexander Trebek
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of TV game shows Jeopardy!, To Tell the Truth. Became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1998.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6501 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry17 May 1999

Charlie Tuna
radio, tv, dj, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Art Ferguson
Also Known As:
Billy O'Day
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Personality at stations KBIG, KRTH-FM and others. Announcer on a number of game TV shows, including Time Machine, Scrabble, Scattergories, The $25,000 Pyramid, The Quiz Kids Challenge, The New Battlestars. Honorary mayor of Tarzana, California since 1977.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to radio10 January 1990

Betty White
actor, comedy, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Marion White
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Allen Ludden, until his death.
Younger than Allen Ludden by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Golden Girls, The Love Boat. Often a guest on game TV shows: Password, Hollywood Squares. Movies Lake Placid, Annie's Point, Advise and Consent.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Vanna White
actor, tv, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Vanna Marie Rosich
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Star of TV show Wheel of Fortune beginning in 1982. Movies Goddess of Love, Double Dragon, Graduation Day.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry20 April 2006

Chuck Woolery
tv, actor, composer, musician, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Herbert Woolery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jo Ann Pflug by 6 years.
ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

Song Naturally Stoned. Host of TV shows Love Connection, Wheel of Fortune, The Dating Game. Movie Sonic Boom.

Amy Yasbeck
actor, game show

Real/Birth Name:
Amy Marie Yasbeck
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
John Ritter, until his death.
Younger than John Ritter by 13 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series Alright Already, Wings, Hollywood Squares. Movies Pretty Woman, Problem Child, Problem Child 2, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Mask.
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