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Jim Perry (II) (1933–2015)

Jim Perry is a former television game show host, singer and performer in the 1970s and 1980s. He has had success on both Canadian and American television. He started out as a singer in special services, working on Armed Forces Radio during the Korean war, and then replaced Eddie Fisher as the staff vocalist at Grossingers in the Catskill Mountains ... See full bio »

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Known For

It's Your Move
It's Your Move Himself - Host (1967)
(1967)
Definition
Definition Host / Himself - Host / Himself - Announcer
(1974-1989)
Headline Hunters
Headline Hunters Himself - Host (1972-1983)
(1972)
Words and Music
Words and Music Himself - Host (1966-1967)
(1966)

Filmography

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 1983-1989 Sale of the Century (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- Episode dated 24 March 1989 (1989) ... Himself - Host
- Episode dated 3 January 1983 (1983) ... Himself - Host
 1974-1989 Definition (TV Series)
Host / Himself - Host / Himself - Announcer
- Episode dated 10 March 1989 (1989) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #10.10 (1982) ... Host
- Episode #5.9 (1978) ... Host
- Episode #5.1 (1978) ... Host
- Episode dated 23 January 1978 (1978) ... Himself - Host
 1983 Family Feud (TV Series)
Himself
- Game Show Hosts (1983) ... Himself
 1982 Twisters (TV Movie)
Himself - Host
 1978-1981 Card Sharks (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- Episode dated 23 October 1981 (1981) ... Himself - Host
- Episode dated 1 November 1978 (1978) ... Himself - Host
- Episode dated 24 April 1978 (1978) ... Himself - Host
 1981 The Alan Thicke Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 14 September 1981 (1981) ... Himself
 1980 Password Plus (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 28 October 1980 (1980) ... Himself
 1978-1979 The Alan Hamel Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 5 April 1979 (1979) ... Himself
- Episode dated 28 March 1978 (1978) ... Himself
 1972 Headline Hunters (TV Series)
Himself - Host (1972-1983)
 1971 Eye Bet (TV Series)
Himself - Host (1971-1972)
 1968 The Joan Rivers Show (TV Series)
Announcer (1969)
 1967 It's Your Move (TV Series)
Himself - Host (1967)
 1966 Words and Music (TV Series)
Himself - Host (1966-1967)
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 1995 Sale of the Century: 15th Anniversary (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (US version)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Late 1970s - early 1980s: Co-hosted the annual Telemiracle telethons in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Trivia:

Played basketball in college and was nicknamed "Big Jim" for his height. About the same height as fellow game show host Bob Barker, who also played basketball in college. See more »

Trademark:

His enthusiasm. See more »

Nickname:

Big Jim

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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