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

[none found]


  • 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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