80 (passed away Feb. 12th, 2015)
May. 10th, 1934
Mitchell, South Dakota, USA
Gary Owens' Main TV Roles
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- Honorary sheriff of Encino, California
- Gary Owens was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1994.
- Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- Best remembered by the public as the on screen announcer on "Laugh-In" (1967).
- Hosted his own offbeat radio show in Los Angeles in 1962 ("KMPC") and stayed for 20 years.
- First job was delivering news as a teenager on radio in Mitchell, South Dakota.
- He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
- Added to the insanity as the on-camera ("from beautiful downtown Burbank") hand-cupping-the-ear announcer with the inimitable, over-modulated voice on the cult TV slapstick romp _"Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" (1967)_ (qv) from 1968 to 1973.
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