May. 23rd, 1958
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Drew Carey's Main TV Roles
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- Born at 7:00pm-EDT
- Was selected out of 13 finalists to replace 'Bob Barker (I)' (qv), as host of _"The New Price Is Right" (1972)_ (qv), who retired in 2007. At first Carey turned it down, but when CBS approached him a second time, while negotiating a deal, he accepted it.
- Is a wrestling fan.
- Was the first ever celebrity to enter WWE's Pay-Per-View Royal Rumble. He eliminated himself when the next participant, the seven footer Kane ('Glenn Jacobs' (qv)), came out. This became one of WWE's greatest moments in sport's entertainment history.
- Is an avid fan of football (soccer). He says he got into it playing FIFA and learnt the rules ("Soccer for Dummies"), so he could become a "true fan".
- He is a self-described libertarian.
- His name is mentioned in the song Ohio (Come Back To Texas) by 'Bowling for Soup' (qv).
- Likes "The Sims" series for PC.