Jan. 8th, 1938
Flint, Michigan, USA
Bob Eubanks' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2002 - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
1992 - Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
1989 - How I Got Into College
1989 - Roger & Me
1984 - Johnny Dangerously
Guest TV Roles
Emcee - Himself
- 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.
- Bob Eubanks was a guest onátheánew _"I've Got a Secret" (2000)_ (qv) programáon the Oxygen Cable Channel in Decemberá2001. His "secret" was that he was 'Dolly Parton' (qv)'s agent in the 1960s and 1970s.
- 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.
- Ranks fourth behind 'Bill Cullen (I)' (qv), 'Tom Kennedy (III)' (qv) and 'Wink Martindale' (qv), in the number of game shows hosted at 9, with 'Alex Trebek' (qv), sharing that record.
- Has been a commentator of the Tournament of Roses Parade for L.A. television station KTLA from 1978 to present.
- Sub-hosted for Casey Kasem on "American Top 40" twice -- January 9, 1982 and April 16, 1983.
- Was one of the youngest emcees ever to began hosting game shows at age 28, 'Ryan Seacrest' (qv) and 'J.D. Roth' (qv) both started hosting game shows at age 20.
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