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Johnny Olson (1910–1985)

Johnny Olson was born on May 22, 1910 in Windom, Minnesota, USA as John Leonard Olson. He was an actor, known for The Match Game (1962), The Price Is Right (1972) and Match Game 73 (1973). He was married to Penelope Katheen Powers. He died on October 12, 1985 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Match Game
The Match Game Himself - Announcer / Himself - Announcee / Himself - Announcef / Himself - Sub-Announcer / Himself -Announcer
(1962-1969)
The Price Is Right
The Price Is Right Himself - Announcer / Announcer / Himself - Annnouncer
(1972-2012)
Match Game 73
Match Game 73 Himself - Announcer
(1973-1982)
Match Game PM
Match Game PM Himself - Announcer
(1975-1981)

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Alternate Names:

Johnny Olsen

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

Prolific American television game show announcer almost exclusively with Mark Goodson Productions. See more »

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Star Sign:

Gemini

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