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Art James (1929–2004)

Art James was born on October 15, 1929 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA as Artur Simon Efimchik. He was an actor, known for The Match Game (1962), Concentration (1958) and Classic Concentration (1987). He was married to Sandra Petron and Jane Hamilton. He died on March 28, 2004 in Palm Springs, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Match Game
The Match Game Himself - Team Captain / Himself - Sub-Host / Himself - Guest Host
(1963-1969)
Concentration
Concentration Announcer / Sub-Host (1958-1960)
(1958)
Classic Concentration
Classic Concentration Substitute Announcer (1991)
(1987)
Tic Tac Dough
Tic Tac Dough Announcer
(1990)

Filmography

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 1995 Mallrats
Game Show Host
 1994 Raw Justice
Gunman
 1984 Hotel (TV Series)
Art James
- Transitions (1984) ... Art James
 1979 Face the Music (TV Series)
Announcer
 1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie)
Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1967 Temptation (TV Series)
Host (1967-1968)
 1965 Fractured Phrases (TV Series)
Host (1965)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(May 3 to 17, 1970) He acted in Allen H. Crossett's play, "The Buttered Side," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Milt Kamen, Jenny O'Hara and Conrad Bain in the cast. Clifford Ammon was director.

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He was best known for hosting Concentration (1958) for 5 years and before that he was in the U.S. Army for 2 years and trying out for the New York Yankees in 1946. He was a small Broadway Star for a time in the 1950s until his big break in Radio & TV. Then, he hosted his own office-based game show using his own production company. See more »

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