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Marlin Perkins (1905–1986)

Marlin Perkins was born on March 28, 1905 in Carthage, Missouri, USA as Richard Marlin Perkins. He was married to Carol Morse Cotsworth and Elise More. He died on June 14, 1986 in Clayton, Missouri. See full bio »


(age 81) in Clayton, Missouri, USA

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 1963-1984 Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host / Himself / Himself (host)
- Reunion with the Gorillas (1984) ... Himself - Host
- Winter Comes to Cougar Country (1971) ... Himself (host)
- Beneath Kilimanjaro (1969) ... Himself - Host
- Strange Partnership (1968) ... Himself
- Lair of the Tiger (1966) ... Himself - Host
 1981 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 April 1981 (1981) ... Himself
 1980 Good Morning America (TV Series)
- Episode dated 6 February 1980 (1980) ... Himself
 1970 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 13 May 1970 (1970) ... Himself
 1954 Zoo Parade (TV Series)
- Episode dated 24 October 1954 (1954) ... Himself
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 2007 Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Zoo Director
- Magnificent Moments (2007) ... Himself - Zoo Director

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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During rehearsal for an episode of "Zoo Parade," he was bitten on the finger by a timber rattlesnake. He was rushed to the hospital and another zoologist hosted that episode. It took him three weeks to recover enough to return to work. See more »

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