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John Reed King (1914–1979)

John Reed King was born on October 25, 1914 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Chance of a Lifetime (1952), Why? (1953) and Battle of the Ages (1952). He was married to Jean Elizabeth Abbot. He died on July 8, 1979 in Woodstown, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Chance of a Lifetime
Chance of a Lifetime Himself (Host (1950-1952)
Why? Emcee
Battle of the Ages
Battle of the Ages Host (Jan - June, 1952)


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 1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Old Comrade (1962) ... Townsman
 1955 Have a Heart (TV Series)
 1953 On Your Way (TV Series)
Co-host (ABC version)
 1953 What's Your Bid (TV Series)
Announcer (February-April 1953)
 1951 The James Melton Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1951)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (1 credit)
 1969 Anniversary Game (TV Series) (producer)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (10 credits)
 1953/I Why? (TV Series)
 1952 Where Was I? (TV Series)
Himself / Host (1952-1953)
 1952 Beat the Clock (TV Series)
Himself - Substitute host
- Episode dated 16 August 1952 (1952) ... Himself - Substitute host
- Episode dated 9 August 1952 (1952) ... Himself - Substitute host
- Episode dated 2 August 1952 (1952) ... Himself - Substitute host
 1952 Chance of a Lifetime (TV Series)
Himself (Host (1950-1952)
 1952 Give and Take (TV Series)
 1952 Battle of the Ages (TV Series)
Host (Jan - June, 1952)
 1950 Chance of a Lifetime (TV Series)
 1946 King's Party Line (TV Series)
 1946 It's a Gift (TV Series)
 1944 Missus Goes A-Shopping (TV Series)

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He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6402 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

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