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Jack Barry (I) (1918–1984)

Jack Barry was born March 20, 1918, In his adult years, he did saloon work until Dan Enright said they should go into game shows. He hosted Winky Dink and You, the first example of interactive TV. He later went on to host Juvenile Jury and Life Begins at 80. In 1956, he hosted Twenty-One, Tic Tac Dough and the first four episodes of Concentration. ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Joker's Wild
The Joker's Wild Host (1972-1984)
(1972)
Life Begins at Eighty
(1950)
High Low Quiz
High Low Quiz Producer
(1957)
Tic Tac Dough
Tic Tac Dough Daytime Host (1956)
(1956)

Filmography

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 1984 Hot Potato (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1982 21 (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 Private Lessons (executive producer)
 1979 Joker! Joker!! Joker!!! (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1977 Decisions, Decisions (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1976 Way Out Games (TV Series) (producer)
 1975 Blank Check (TV Series) (producer)
 1975 We've Got Your Number (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1971 The Honeymoon Game (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1957 High Low Quiz (TV Series) (producer)
 1956 Twenty-One (TV Series) (co-producer)
 1953 Back That Fact (TV Series) (producer)
 1953 Winky-Dink and You (TV Series) (producer)
 1951 Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre (TV Series) (producer)
 1950 The Joe DiMaggio Show (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1950 Life Begins at Eighty (TV Series) (producer - 1950-1956)
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At the time of his sudden death in the spring of 1984, he was planning to retire from The Joker's Wild, and wanted Jim Peck (who occasionally served as the show's substitute host) as his successor. His plan was to announce his retirement at the start of the 1984-1985 season, at which point he would have given the hosting duties to Peck. However, after he died, his business partner Dan Enright ... See more »

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