Robert William Barker is an American retired television game show host. He is known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show in North American television history. He is also known for hosting Truth or Consequences from 1956 to 1975.
Robert William Barker
December 12, 1923
Darrington, Washington, U.S.
|Education||Drury University (BA)|
|Years active||1950–2007, 2009, 2017|
Dorothy Jo Gideon
(m. 1945; died 1981)
Bob Barker, the iconic game show host, was a naval fighter pilot during the World War II. After graduation, he decided on a career in broadcasting and moved to California in search of more opportunities. Soon, he had his own radio show, ˜The Bob Barker Show' that aired for 6 years. Thanks to Ralph Edwards, a radio show producer, who made him the host of ˜End of the Rainbow' that helped his career to take off. He became the host of the NBC's ˜Truth and Consequences', around this time and was its host for 18 years. He is more famous, however, as the host of another game show, ˜The Price Is Right'. The show became a hit not only because of the prizes that it offered, but he also because the viewers loved the friendly and sweet-talking host. He were conducted the game show for 35 years and won 19 Emmys, including the Lifetime Achievement Award for Daytime Television. As a host, he was associated with many shows such as ˜End of the Rainbow', ˜The Family Game' ˜Simon Says' and ˜That's My Line', over his long career in television. The nonagenarian television personality continues to be an active supporter of animal rights, and has donated millions of dollars towards animal welfare.
He married Dorothy Jo Gideon in 1945.
He received a basketball scholarship to Drury College.
On the Price Is Right, people would tell him, "One dollar, Bob."
At the age of 98,
Bob Barker height is 1.85 m.
He was replaced by Drew Carey on the daytime Game Show The Price is Right.
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● Bob Barker was born on December 12, 1923 (age 98) in Darrington, Washington, United States ● He is a celebrity game show host
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