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Charlie O'Donnell (I) (1932–2010)

Charlie O'Donnell was born on August 12, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Wheel of Fortune (1983), Hot Potato (1984) and Press Your Luck (1983). He was married to Ellen Lerner and Mary Jane Ryan. He died on November 1, 2010 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1999 Burt Luddin's Love Buffet (TV Series)
 1994 Martin (TV Series)
Public Address Announcer
- I Don't Have the Heart (1994) ... Public Address Announcer (voice, as Charles O'Donnell)
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series)
Announcer / Reporter
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Announcer
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Reporter (uncredited)
 1969 Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... Announcer
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... Announcer
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... Announcer
- Episode #1.1 (1969) ... Announcer
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- Deep Freeze (1966) ... TV Announcer (as Charles O'Donnell)
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Other Works:

Announcer on the syndicated series Dance Fever from 1979-1987

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Charles O'Donnell

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I am very lucky that I have had such a wonderful home base at Wheel of Fortune. Throughout my 40 plus years working as an announcer, I have had the honor to have worked with some of the leading entertainers in the world.


Children: Son Dennis O'Donnell works in music publishing; daughter Patricia O'Donnell-Rough manages the Instructional Media Collections and Services for UCLA; son Michael O'Donnell is a set dresser for the movie industry; and youngest child Bridgid O'Donnell is a digital motion picture restoration artist. See more »


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