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Bill Cullen (I) (1920–1990)


Bill Cullen was born on February 18, 1920 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as William Lawrence Cullen. He was an actor, known for I've Got a Secret (1952), Hot Potato (1984) and The (New) $25,000 Pyramid (1973). He was married to Ann Macomber and Carol Ames. He died on July 7, 1990 in Bel Air, California, USA. See full bio »

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(age 70) in Bel Air, California, USA

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Filmography

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 1978 Pass the Buck (TV Series)
Host (1978)
 1959 It Happened to Jane
Bill Cullen - Panelist
 1953 Name That Tune (TV Series)
Emcee (1954-1955)
 1953 The Bill Cullen Show (TV Series)
Host
 1952 Winner Take All (TV Series)
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 1949 Stop the Music (TV Series)
Host (1954-1955)
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Personal Quote:

[in 1988 about game shows]: I don't enjoy television as much as I used to. It's not as much fun. There's a lot of greed today, it seems. A lot of business administration aspirants coming along. They used to play it for fun, to get on the air and have their friends see them. You'd give them a thousand dollars and you made their year. Now, unless it's twenty or thirty thousand dollars, they look at... See more »

Trivia:

His game show Hot Potato (1984) was based on 'Decisions, Decisions,' a game show that failed to make it on the air. See more »

Trademark:

His puckish sense of humor and for playing pranks on his fellow announcers. See more »

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