Bob Eubanks

Bob Eubanks

Jan. 8th, 1938
Born in
Flint, Michigan, USA

Bob Eubanks' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Brady Brides TV Show
The Brady Brides
Card Sharks TV Show
Card Sharks
The Newlywed Game TV Show
The Newlywed Game
All Star Secrets TV Show
All Star Secrets

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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  • He was influenced by: 'Cary Grant' (qv), 'Howard Hughes (I)' (qv), 'Buddy Hackett' (qv), and 'Bill Cullen (I)' (qv), who was his favorite game show host.
  • He alongside 'Chuck Woolery' (qv) and 'Jamie Farr' (qv) was one of the three rotating hosts of the $250,000 Game Show Spectacular at the Las Vegas Hilton, until the show closed in April 2008.
  • Has the distinction of hosting two longest-running game shows in television history for almost 35 years, 1 in front of 'Alex Trebek' (qv), and 2 behind 'Bob Barker (I)' (qv) and 'Wink Martindale' (qv). He hosted _"The Newlywed Game" (1966)_ (qv), for more than 30 years, in between ABC and syndication, and _"Card Sharks" (1978)_ (qv), for 4 1/2 seasons on CBS.
  • Father of actor/writer 'Corey Michael Eubanks' (qv).
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  • Was a huge fan of 'Gene Rayburn' (qv)'s _"Match Game 73" (1973)_ (qv).
  • Was the second choice to host the revamp version of _"Card Sharks" (1978)_ (qv) for CBS, when fellow game show host, 'Jim Perry (II)' (qv) who was 'Mark Goodson (I)' (qv)'s first choice to host the show, a second time, when he was already under contract with NBC, hosting the immensely-popular game show _"Sale of the Century" (1983)_ (qv).
  • Bob Eubanks was a guest onthenew _"I've Got a Secret" (2000)_ (qv) programon the Oxygen Cable Channel in December2001. His "secret" was that he was 'Dolly Parton' (qv)'s agent in the 1960s and 1970s.

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