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Jack Barry (I) (1918–1984)


Jack Barry was born March 20, 1918 in Lindenhurst, New York, the son of Cecelia (Hepner) and Max Barasch. 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 ... 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)
 1969 The Joker's Wild (TV Movie) (producer)
 1968 The Joker's Wild (TV Movie) (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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Suffered a fatal heart attack while jogging in Central Park in May 1984. See more »

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