Jan. 8th, 1938
Flint, Michigan, USA
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- Sub-hosted for Casey Kasem on "American Top 40" twice -- January 9, 1982 and April 16, 1983.
- Before he was a game show host, he was an entertainment promoter and manager at KRLA 1110 in Los Angeles, California, from 1960 to 1968.
- He also worked as a doorman and opened limousine doors for stars such as: 'Elizabeth Taylor (I)' (qv), 'Gary Cooper (I)' (qv) and 'Debbie Reynolds (I)' (qv).
- Father of actor/writer 'Corey Michael Eubanks' (qv).
- Graduated from Pasadena High School in Pasadena, California, in 1955.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
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