Television Game Show Hosts: Biographies of 32 Stars

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McFarland & Company, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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This unique work profiles the private lives and careers of 32 American game show hosts, including the originals (e.g., Bill Cullen, Peter Marshall), the classics (e.g., Bob Barker), and the contemporaries (e.g., Regis Philbin). Organized alphabetically by host, each chapter begins with a personal profile including dates and places of birth, family information, and a complete career history. Immediately following is a detailed biography highlighting the most significant developments of each host's early life and career, complete with successes, failures, and scandals. Frequently, the biography is accompanied by personal interviews with the host and/or his family and closest friends.

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Former radio announcer and disc jockey David Baber is a librarian at Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia. He lives in Bristol, Virginia.

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