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Chuck Barris

Chuck Barris was born on June 3, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Hirsch Barris. He is a producer, known for Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), X-Men: First Class (2011) and The Gong Show (1976). He has been married to Mary since 2000. He was previously married to Robin Altman and Lyn Levy. See full bio »
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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) (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) (producer)
 1968 Operation: Entertainment (TV Series) (producer)
 1966-1967 Dream Girl of '67 (TV Series) (executive producer - 65 episodes)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 65) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 64) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 63) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 62) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 61) (1967) ... (executive producer)
 1966 The Newlywed Game (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1965 The Dating Game (TV Series) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Author of book "Game Show King: A Confession" (1994) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[Of his interest in working in game shows]: Only that I was privy to watching them. See, ABC would go on the air at 5 at night, and they wanted to get competitive with NBC and CBS. So they backed up-they went from 5 to 4 to 3 to 2, all the way back to 1-and they did it with game shows, because a) They were inexpensive, and b) If they hit, they hit big, and if they didn't hit, they could be ... See more »

Trivia:

Met fellow game show hosts Jim Lange and Bob Eubanks, while working in the Chuck Barris Studios, in Los Angeles, California, before becoming a game show host in 1965. A few years later, Barris also met 2 other hosts in the same studio, Bob Barker and Wink Martindale. See more »

Trademark:

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

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Gemini

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