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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), American Bandstand (1952) and Hot Potato (1984). 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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Known For

Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune Himself - Announcer
(1988-2010)
American Bandstand
American Bandstand Himself - Announcer
(1958-1967)
Hot Potato
Hot Potato Himself - Announcer
(1984)
Wordplay
Wordplay Announcer
(1986)

Filmography

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 1999 Burt Luddin's Love Buffet (TV Series)
Announcer
 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)
Announcer
- 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Announcer on the syndicated series Dance Fever from 1979-1987

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Charles O'Donnell
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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.

Trivia:

Most famous as Dick Clark's announcer/sidekick on "American Bandstand." See more »

Nickname:

Charlie O

Star Sign:

Leo

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