Oct. 26th, 1946
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pat Sajak's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Pearl Jam Twenty
1982 - Airplane II: The Sequel
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Has two children: Patrick Michael James Sajak - b. 22 September 1990 and Maggie Marie Sajak - b. 5 January 1995.
- Hosted a few game show pilots before landing the "Wheel of Fortune" hosting job in 1981. He also hosted one other game show, "College Bowl", in 1984.
- Was a disc jockey on the armed forces radio while he served in Vietnam.
- Sajak got his start as a weatherman at WSM-TV Nashville before moving to KNBC Los Angeles where he got the exposure that landed him a spot on Wheel of Fortune.
- Roomate of 'Joe Moore (III)' (qv) when they served in Vietnam.
- Has a Sesame Street Muppet made in his likeness named Pat Playjacks, known on "Seasame Street" (1969) as the nicest game show host.
- Listed in 2001 issue of U.S. pop music magazine "Spin" as a co-composer for group Slayer.
- Pat, along with co-host Vanna White, aired their 5,000th taping of "Wheel of Fortune" (1983) on Feb. 28, 2009.