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Mike Bongiorno (1924–2009)

Best known as the king of the Italian Quiz show. He hosts, among others: "Lascia o Raddoppia", "Rischiatutto" (The Italian "Jeopardy") and more than 3,000 airings of "La Ruota della Fortuna" ("The Wheel of Fortune")with Miriana Trevisan for Rete 4 TV. Bongiorno was married 3 times, with his last wife, Daniela Zuccoli, they had 3 children. See full bio »


(age 85) in Monte Carlo, Monaco

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 2000 Twenty
 1974 We All Loved Each Other So Much
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 1972 Life Is Tough, Eh Providence?
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Book "La versione di Mike".

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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2007: Received a degree honoris causa in "Television, cinema and multi medial production" from the IULM University. See more »


"Allegria!" is the constant greeting he used in the beginning of his shows

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