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Peter Tomarken (1942–2006)

Peter Tomarken was born on December 7, 1942 in Olean, New York, USA as Peter David Tomarken. He was an actor and writer, known for Press Your Luck (1983), Big Bucks: The Press Your Luck Scandal (2003) and TKO (2015). He was married to Kathleen Abigail Tomarken and Dana Jones. He died on March 13, 2006 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Press Your Luck
Press Your Luck Himself - Host / Himself -Host
(1983-1986)
TKO
TKO Himself - Host
(2015)
Wordplay
Wordplay Host (pilot only)
(1986)

Filmography

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 2004 19 at 11 (Short)
Roger McAllister
 2001 Divorce: The Musical
Gary Bellwood
 2000 Paranoia (TV Series)
Host
 2000 The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave (Video)
Slammy Whammy Informercial Host (uncredited)
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Reporter
- Only the Lonely (1999) ... Reporter
 1998 Haunted
Sol
 1992 Running Mates (TV Movie)
Network Reporter
 1988 A Year in the Life (TV Series)
Harding
- The Politics of Being (1988) ... Harding
 1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Peter Harbisher
- Green Blizzard (1987) ... Peter Harbisher
 1983 Condo (TV Series)
- Condomania (1983)
 1979 240-Robert (TV Series)
Director
- Time Bomb (1979) ... Director
 1979 The Secret Empire (TV Series)
Roe
- Powerhouse (1979) ... Roe
 1978 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Commercial Director
- Black Mirror: Part 2 (1978) ... Commercial Director
- Black Mirror: Part 1 (1978) ... Commercial Director
 1978 A Question of Guilt (TV Movie)
1st Newsman
 1977 Secrets (TV Movie)
Wes
 1976 Medical Center (TV Series)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (12 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Lincoln-Mercury (2003) See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the late Gene Rayburn]: Gene was always so accommodating. See more »

Trivia:

One of his participants, Maggie Brown, has been a contestant on both of his shows: Press Your Luck (1983) and Wipeout (1988). See more »

Trademark:

The catchphrase - "Big Bucks, No Whammies!" See more »

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Sagittarius

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