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Chuck Barris (1929–2017)


Chuck Barris was born on June 3, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Hirsch Barris. He was a producer, known for The Gong Show (1976), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) and The Dating Game (1965). He was married to Mary Clagett Kane, Robin Altman and Lynne Frances Levy. He died on March 21, 2017 in Palisades, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Gong Show
The Gong Show Producer
(1976-1978)
The Dating Game
The Dating Game Producer
(1966)
The Newlywed Game
(1966-1968)

Filmography

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 1986 The All-New Dating Game (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1986 Bamboozle (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1985 Anything for Laughs (TV Movie) (producer)
 1984 The New Newlywed Game (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1981 Treasure Hunt (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1979 3's a Crowd (TV Series) (producer)
 1978 The $1.98 Beauty Show (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1977 The Newlywed Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 1977-1980)
 1977 The All-Star Gong Show Special (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1976 The Gong Show (TV Series) (producer)
 1973 The New Treasure Hunt (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1972 Cop Out! (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1969 The Game Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 September 1969 (1969) ... (executive producer)
 1969 The Mama Cass Television Program (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1966-1968 The Newlywed Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 28 September 1968 (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 11 July 1966 (1966) ... (executive producer)
 1968 Operation: Entertainment (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (executive producer)
 1966-1967 Dream Girl of '67 (TV Series) (executive producer - 270 episodes)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 Pageant (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 270) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 269) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 268) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 267) (1967) ... (executive producer)
 1966 The Dating Game (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 October 1966 (1966) ... (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(novel) "The Big Question: A Novel of Reality Television by the Author of Confessions of a Dangerous Mind". New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. ISBN 141653525X See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I always felt I had a midlife crisis right on coast-to-coast television. See more »

Trivia:

He tried to be a very popular student at Ardmore's Lower Merion High School. See more »

Trademark:

Game shows that involved personal relationships or to make fun of contestants. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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