Favorite Game Show, Talk Show, Variety Show or Reality Show Hosts or Personalitiesby rleegray-569-58158 | created - 13 Nov 2017 | updated - 28 Nov 2017 | Public
My favorite game show, talk show, or reality show hosts, personalities or contestants. List will be updated often. They are listed in no particular order.
1. Tom Bergeron
Self | Dancing with the Stars
Tom Bergeron was born on May 6, 1955 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA as Thomas Raymond Bergeron. He is a producer and actor, known for Dancing with the Stars (2005), Hollywood Squares (1998) and Star Trek: Enterprise (2001). He has been married to Lois Harmon since May 22, 1982. They have two ...
2. Jeff Probst
Director | Finder's Fee
Jeff Probst is the Emmy Award-winning host of Survivor (2000). He won the inaugural Emmy for Best Reality Show Host in 2008 and again in 2009. Probst also received an Emmy as Host/Producer of Survivor (2000) back in 2001.
He was also voted one of People Magazine's Most Beautiful People.
As a ...
4. Heidi Klum
Producer | Project Runway
Heidi Klum was born in Bergisch Gladbach, a small city near Cologne, Germany, in 1973. Her career as a top fashion model and swimsuit star began almost by accident when, on a lark, she submitted photos to a model competition hosted by Petra, a young woman's magazine. Klum won the competition, and ...
5. Adam Levine
Soundtrack | Begin Again
Grammy-winning band Maroon 5's frontman Adam Noah Levine was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Patsy (Noah), an admissions counselor, and Fredric Levine, who founded the retail chain M. Fredric. Adam's father's family is Jewish, while Adam's mother is of half Jewish (her ...
7. Carson Daly
Music_department | Session 9
Carson Daly was born on June 22, 1973 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Carson Jones Daly. He is a producer and actor, known for Session 9 (2001), Josie and the Pussycats (2001) and The Voice (2011). He has been married to Siri Pinter since December 23, 2015. They have three children.
9. T.J. Lavin
Actor | A Monster Among Men
T.J. Lavin was born on December 7, 1976 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA as Thomas Joseph Lavin. He is an actor and composer, known for Beast: A Monster Among Men (2013), Freak Accident (2007) and Nitro Circus (2009). He has been married to Roxanne Siordia since November 2, 2012.
Actor | The Campaign
Michael "The Miz" Mizanin was born in Cleveland, OH on October 8th, 1980 to Barbara and George Mizanin. He graduated with honors from Normandy High School before attending Miami University of Ohio (where he was a member of the Theta Chi Fraternity).
While in college, he auditioned for The Real World...
11. Gordon Ramsay
Producer | Hell's Kitchen
Scottish by birth, Gordon Ramsay was brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. With an injury prematurely putting an end to any hopes of a promising career in football, he went back to college to complete a course in hotel management. His dedication and natural talent led him to train with some ...
12. Justin Willman
Self | Magic for Humans
Justin Willman is a magician & comedian known for his multiple appearances on The Tonight Show, Ellen, Conan, and @Midnight. He's performed live at the White House for the first family, his online videos have racked up over 50 million views, and his debut comedy/magic special Sleight of Mouth just ...
13. Jonathan Bennett
Self | Cake Wars
Jonathan David Bennett was born in Rossford, Ohio, to RuthAnne (Mason) and Dr. David Paul Bennett. He headed straight to New York to pursue acting after graduating from the theater program at Otterbein. He was actually discovered by an agent while sitting on a train. Six months later he signed on ...
16. Simon Cowell
Self | Scary Movie 3
Simon Cowell was born in Lambeth, London and brought up in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He is the son of Julie Cowell (née Josie Dalglish), a ballet dancer, and Eric Selig Phillip Cowell, a music industry executive. Simon started his career in the music industry working in the mailroom at EMI Music ...
17. Howie Mandel
Producer | Bobby's World
The story goes that huggable stand-up comedian Howie Mandel, who ran a carpet business once upon a time, began his show biz career by chance while catching amateur night at the Comedy Store on the L.A. Sunset Strip during a vacation. Goaded on by friends to try out, a producer spotted him, hired ...
18. Sharon Osbourne
Actress | Austin Powers in Goldmember
Sharon Osbourne was born on October 9, 1952 in Brixton, London, England as Sharon Rachel Arden. She is a producer and actress, known for Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), Garfield 2 (2006) and It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006). She has been married to Ozzy Osbourne since July 4, 1982. They have three ...
19. Gene Rayburn
Self | Match Game 73
Gene Rayburn was born on December 22, 1917, in Christopher, Illinois. After his father died at a very young age, his mother moved to Chicago and married Milan Rubessa, and Gene adopted his stepfather's name. As Gene Rubessa, he acted in high school plays and hoped to follow an acting career. He ...
20. Johnny Olson
Actor | Doorway to Fame
Johnny Olson was born on May 22, 1910 in Windom, Minnesota, USA as John Leonard Olson. He was an actor, known for Doorway to Fame (1947), Match Game (1973) and The Steve Lawrence Show (1965). He was married to Penelope Katheen Powers. He died on October 12, 1985 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
21. Brett Somers
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Brett Somers was born on July 11, 1924 in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada as Audrey Dawn Johnston. She was an actress, known for Battlestar Galactica (1978), The Odd Couple (1970) and The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970). She was married to Jack Klugman and Robert Klein. She died on September 15, 2007 ...
22. Jamie Foxx
Actor | Ray
Jamie Foxx is an American actor, singer and comedian. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, for his work in the biographical film Ray (2004). The same year, he was nominated for the Academy...
24. Phil Keoghan
Producer | The Amazing Race
Phil has also written a book called 'No Opportunity Wasted' and produced a TV show with the same title.
The NOW philosophy is about making the most out of each moment and living each days as if it were your last.
Phil has also launched his own energy bar called NOW Energy Bar. It comes in three ...
25. Monty Hall
Producer | Let's Make a Deal
Monty Hall was born Maurice Halperin on August 25, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba in 1945. He's the father of Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason, television writer/director Sharon Hall, and Emmy Award winner ...
26. Ryan Seacrest
Born and raised in Atlanta, Seacrest has been the heart and soul of television and in radio for many years, beginning as the host of such kids shows as, Gladiators 2000 (1994), Fox Family Channel's Wild Animal Games (1995), and Click (1997), which ultimately led him to his afternoon gig at Los ...
27. Randy Jackson
Randy Jackson was born on June 23, 1956 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA as Randall Darius Jackson. He is a producer and actor, known for American Idol (2002), Cool Runnings (1993) and The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996). He was previously married to Erika Jackson and Elizabeth.
28. Bill Cullen
Self | Three on a Match
Bill Cullen was born on February 18, 1920 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as William Lawrence Cullen. He was an actor, known for Three on a Match (1971), Blockbusters (1980) and It Happened to Jane (1959). He was married to Ann Cullen, Carol Ames and Ruth Elizabeth Harrington. He died on July 7, ...
30. Rachael Ray
Actress | The Emoji Movie
Lives in the Adirondacks with her husband John M. Cusimano, mother Elsa Scuderi, a cat and two fishes. Has a younger brother named Emmanuel (Manny) and an older sister named Maria Betar. Moved to upstate New York when she was in the first grade. At one time, her family owned several restaurants, ...
32. Vicki Lawrence
Actress | The Carol Burnett Show
Famed actress, comedian, singer, and dancer Vicki Lawrence has appeared in television shows, and in nightclubs. Her career included shows with such popular actors as Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, and Tim Conway.
Lawrence was born Vicki Ann Axelrad in Inglewood, California, to Ann Alene (Loyd) and ...
34. Jim Perry
Self | Card Sharks
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 ...
35. Gene Wood
Writer | When Things Were Rotten
Gene Wood was a prolific game show announcer during the 1970s and 1980s. Most often heard over Goodson-Todman (later Mark Goodson Productions) game shows, he was the voice that introduced game shows including "Card Sharks", "Tattletales," "Classic Concentration," "Password Plus"/"Super Password" ...
36. Wink Martindale
Producer | Second Honeymoon
Wink Martindale was born on December 4, 1933 in Jackson, Tennessee, USA as Winston Conrad Martindale. He is an actor and producer, known for Second Honeymoon (1987), Bumper Stumpers (1987) and The Lively Set (1964). He has been married to Sandy Ferra since August 2, 1975. They have four children. ...
37. Bob Barker
Producer | The New Price Is Right
For 35 years Bob Barker had been the host of The Price Is Right (1972) game show. Not only is it the highest-rated daytime game show, it's also the longest-running game show in TV history, surpassing the prime-time hit What's My Line? (1950), which ran for 18 years. He also served the show's ...
Actress | I Love My Wife
Janice Pennington was born on July 8, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Janice Marie Pennington. She is an actress, known for I Love My Wife (1970), Martial Law (1998) and Lucas Tanner (1974). She has been married to Carlos de Abreu since April 20, 1984. She was previously married to Fritz ...
39. Jed Allan
Actor | General Hospital
Jed Allan was born on March 1, 1935 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Jed Allan Brown. He was an actor, known for General Hospital (1963), Days of Our Lives (1965) and Port Charles (1997). He was married to Janice Toby Druger. He died on March 9, 2019 in Palm Desert, California, USA.
40. Brooke Burns
Actress | Shallow Hal
Brooke Burns was born on March 16, 1978 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Brooke Elizabeth Burns. She is an actress, known for Shallow Hal (2001), Baywatch (1989) and Death Al Dente: A Gourmet Detective Mystery (2016). She has been married to Gavin O'Connor since June 22, 2013. They have one child. She was ...
41. Mark Labbett
Producer | NGW British Wrestling Weekly
Mark Labbett was born on August 15, 1965 in Tiverton, Devon, England as Mark Andrew Labbett. He is a producer, known for NGW British Wrestling Weekly (2014), The Chase (2013) and The Chase (2009). He has been married to Katie since October 11, 2014.
42. Steve Harvey
Producer | The Steve Harvey Show
Steve Harvey was born on January 17, 1957 in Welch, West Virginia, USA as Broderick Stephen Harvey. He is a producer and actor, known for The Steve Harvey Show (1996), Family Feud (1999) and You Got Served (2004). He has been married to Marjorie Harvey since June 25, 2007. They have one child. He ...
43. Mark L. Walberg
Producer | Buried History with Mark Walberg
Mark L. Walberg was born on August 31, 1962 in Florence, South Carolina, USA as Mark Lewis Walberg. He is an actor and producer, known for Buried History with Mark Walberg (2015), Son of the Beach (2000) and Antiques Roadshow (1997). He has been married to Robbi Morgan since 1987. They have two ...
44. Julie Chen
Actress | Supergirl
Chen began filling in as news anchor for The CBS Morning News (1987) and This Morning (1988) in June 1999. Before that, she was a reporter and anchor for WCBS-TV, the CBS station in New York (1997-99). She also was a reporter for WDTN-TV Dayton (1995-97). Chen was a producer for ABC NewsOne, that ...
45. Ted Allen
Emmy Award winner Ted Allen is host of the hit prime-time competition series Chopped (2007) on the Food Network, and a frequent contributor to Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate (2009). He was a judge on the first four seasons of Bravo's Top Chef (2006) and Food Network's Iron Chef America: ...
49. Pat Sajak
Self | Wheel of Fortune
Pat Sajak was born on October 26, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Patrick Leonard Sajdak. He is an actor and producer, known for Wheel of Fortune (1983), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982) and The A-Team (1983). He has been married to Lesly Brown since December 31, 1989. They have two children. He ...
50. Vanna White
Actress | Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Vanna White was born Vanna Marie Angel in Conway, South Carolina, to Miguel Angel and Joan Marie Rosich. Her maternal father disappeared from her life shortly after her birth, and Vanna used her mother's maiden name as her own for a short time, until her mother married Herbert White, who raised her...
51. Chuck Woolery
Actor | Six Pack
Chuck Woolery originally set his sights on a career in the music industry but had a change of heart when he joined the U.S. Navy instead. After two years military service, he attended college in his home state of Kentucky and afterward held various jobs including a stint as a sales rep at Pillsbury...
52. Alton Brown
Writer | Good Eats
Alton Brown was born on July 30, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Good Eats (1999), Cooking Thin (2001) and School Daze (1988). He has been married to Elizabeth Ingram since September 29, 2018. He was previously married to Deanna Brown and Unknown.
56. Alison Sweeney
Actress | Days of Our Lives
Alison Sweeney was born on September 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Alison Jane Sweeney. She is an actress and producer, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery (2015) and Murder, She Baked: A Deadly Recipe (2016). She has been married to ...
57. Jillian Michaels
Actress | Jillian Michaels: No More Trouble Zones
Jillian Michaels was born on February 18, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jillian Leigh McKarus. She is an actress and producer, known for Jillian Michaels: No More Trouble Zones (2010), Wake Up Call (2014) and Graves (2016).
58. Alex Trebek
Producer | Jeopardy!
Born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, Trebek graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in Philosophy. After his first decision to become a newscaster, he joined the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company), Canada's premier network in 1961. As he was working, he helped organize national news ...
59. Billy Eichner
Actor | The Lion King
Billy Eichner was born on September 18, 1978 and raised in New York City. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School (NY) in 1996. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, where he majored in Theater.
He is the star, executive producer and creator of Billy on the Street (2011), a comedy game show ...
60. Ray Combs
Actor | Overboard
Ray Combs was born on April 3, 1956 in Hamilton, Ohio, USA as Raymond Neil Combs Jr. He is known for his work on Overboard (1987), Family Feud (1988) and Vampire in Brooklyn (1995). He was married to Debra Jo Loomis. He died on June 2, 1996 in Glendale, California, USA.
61. Peter Marshall
Peter Marshall was born on March 30, 1926 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA as Ralph Pierre LaCock. He is an actor and writer, known for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (1965), Annie (1982) and Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue (1977). He has been married to Laurie Marshall since August 19, 1989. He ...
62. Paul Lynde
Actor | Bye Bye Birdie
Paul Lynde was born in 1926 in Mount Vernon, Ohio (one of six children and the middle of four boys). His father was a local police officer and the sheriff of the Mount Vernon Jail for two years. Lynde got his inspiration to become an actor at the age of four or five after his mother took him to see...
63. Richard Dawson
Actor | The Running Man
Richard Dawson was born Colin Lionel Emm on November 20, 1932 in Gosport, Hampshire, England. When he was 14, he joined the Merchant Marines and served for three years. During that time, he made money boxing. He had to lie about his age and remain tough so the older guys would not hassle him. In ...
64. Johnny Gilbert
Actor | White Men Can't Jump
One of television's legendary and beloved game show announcers, Johnny Gilbert got his start in show business in high school as a singer, comedian and master of ceremonies. He soon toured the nightclub circuit as a featured attraction; he even parlayed his success into an recorded an album of pop ...
66. Ryan Stiles
Actor | Hot Shots! Part Deux
It's not surprising that Ryan Stiles would feel comfortable doing a comedic turn in the role of Lewis, one of Drew Carey's ever-present friends in the new comedy The Drew Carey Show (1995). After all, the first job Stiles ever had was that of a stand-up comedian. Although he was a good student, ...
67. Colin Mochrie
Actor | Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Colin Andrew Mochrie was on born November 30, 1957, in Kilmarnock, Scotland. His father, an airline maintenance executive, moved the family to Montreal, Canada, in 1964, and finally to Vancouver in 1969. When asked about his childhood, Mochrie said he tended to be a bit of a loner because of moving...
68. John O'Hurley
Actor | Seinfeld
John O'Hurley was born on October 9, 1954 in Kittery, Maine, USA as John Gerald O'Hurley. He is an actor, known for Seinfeld (1989), The X-Files (1993) and A Whole New Ballgame (1995). He has been married to Lisa Mesloh since August 14, 2004. They have one child. He was previously married to Eva ...
69. John Daly
Actor | The Front Page
John Daly was born on February 20, 1914 in Johannesburg, South Africa as John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly. He was an actor, known for The Front Page (1949), The Christophers (1952) and What's My Line? (1950). He was married to Virginia Warren and Margaret Criswell Neal. He died on February 24, ...
70. Arlene Francis
Actress | The Thrill of It All
Arlene Francis, the witty actress and popular television personality, was born Arlene Francis Kazanjian on Oct. 20, 1907, in Boston. Her father was an Armenian immigrant, later painter and portrait photographer; her mother was the daughter of actor Alfred Davis. Even at an early age, Arlene said, "...
71. Bennett Cerf
Writer | The Twilight Zone
Best known as publisher and founder of Random House. Published many giants of 20th century American literature, including William Faulkner, James Michener, and Ayn Rand. Published James Joyce's Ulysses in the US after winning landmark Supreme Court obscenity case. Edited compilations of humor and ...
Writer | Fly Away Baby
Dorothy Kilgallen was the daughter of James Kilgallen, a colorful and popular newspaperman with the Hearst Corporation. She followed her father into the newspaper business and made her early reputation as a crime reporter (a novelty for women in those days) and for her participation in an ...
74. Chris Hardwick
Producer | Talking Dead
Chris Hardwick was born on November 23, 1971 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Christopher Ryan Hardwick. He is a producer and actor, known for Talking Dead (2011), @midnight (2013) and The Wall (2016). He has been married to Lydia Hearst since August 20, 2016.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder, Professor Gates has ...
77. Mark Dacascos
Actor | Le pacte des loups
Mark Dacascos is an actor, director, martial artist, and television personality. Whether seen on the big screen or small, playing the good guy or the bad, Mark has been making audience stand up and take notice for many years.
This May, Mark will be seen in highly anticipated film John Wick: Chapter ...
79. Lynne Thigpen
Actress | The Warriors
Multi-talented actress Lynne Thigpen was born Cherlynne Thigpen in Joliet, Illinois, on December 22, 1948. She performed in community theater and university theater productions while attending the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Following graduation, she taught high-school English for a...
80. Guy Fieri
Self | Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
Guy Fieri was born on January 22, 1968 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Guy Ramsay Ferry. He is a producer and actor, known for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (2006), Southern and Hungry (2017) and Guy's Big Bite (2006). He has been married to Lori Fieri since 1995. They have three children.
81. Garry Moore
Actor | It Happened to Jane
Garry Moore was born on January 31, 1915 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Thomas Garrison Morfit. He was an actor, known for It Happened to Jane (1959), Fireside Theatre (1949) and I've Got a Secret (1952). He was married to Mary Elizabeth Knoernschild deChant and Eleanor Borum Little. He died on ...
83. Wayne Brady
Actor | Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Wayne Brady was born in Columbus, Georgia and lived in Orlando, Florida. At 16, Brady had already decided on a career in the military. Little did he know that a chance performance in a high school play would garner him not only rave reviews but also permanently alter his long-range plans. Soon, he ...
84. Suzanne Whang
Actress | House Hunters
Suzanne Whang is a versatile actor, national television host, award-winning stand-up comedian, published author, professional keynote speaker, radio host, spoken word artist, teacher, creativity coach, metaphysical minister, and political activist.
As an actor, Suzanne has appeared in numerous ...
85. Tyler Florence
Director | Uncrushable
Tyler Florence was born on March 3, 1971 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA as Kevin Tyler Florence. He is a director, known for Uncrushable (2018), Food Court Wars (2012) and Tyler's Ultimate (2003). He has been married to Tolan Clark since December 2, 2006. They have two children. He was ...
87. Wil Wheaton
Actor | Stand by Me
Wil Wheaton was born Richard William Wheaton III on July 29, 1972 in Burbank, California. He first gained international attention by starring in the Rob Reiner comedy-drama film Stand by Me (1986). He then played Wesley Crusher on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) for ...
88. Alec Baldwin
Actor | The Departed
Raven-haired, suavely handsome and prolific actor Alec Baldwin is the oldest, and best-known, of the four Baldwin brothers in the acting business (the others are Stephen Baldwin, William Baldwin and Daniel Baldwin).
Alexander Rae Baldwin III was born on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York, and is ...
89. John Henson
Writer | Talk Soup
John Henson started acting when he was eight years old and tried everything he could--even singing and dancing. It was at Boston University that he began performing improvisational comedy. He loved the adrenaline rush it gave him so he quit school at the age of 20 to do stand-up full time.
90. Allen Ludden
Self | Password
Allen Ludden was born on October 5, 1917 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA as Allen Packard Ellsworth. He was an actor, known for Password (1961), It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (1975) and Futureworld (1976). He was married to Betty White and Margaret Frances McGloin. He died on June ...
91. Betty White
Actress | The Proposal
Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive for the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent.
Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic ...
92. Meredith Vieira
Actress | Get Him to the Greek
Meredith Vieira was born on December 30, 1953 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Meredith Louise Vieira. She is a producer and actress, known for Get Him to the Greek (2010), The Stepford Wives (2004) and Shrek Forever After (2010). She has been married to Richard M. Cohen since June 14, 1986. ...
93. Rick Harrison
Producer | Pawn Stars
Rick Harrison was born on March 22, 1965 in Lexington, North Carolina, USA as Richard Kevin Harrison. He is a producer and actor, known for Pawn Stars (2009), Blood Sweat and Heels (2014) and Resurrection. He has been married to Deanna Burditt since July 21, 2013. He was previously married to Tracy...
94. Bud Collyer
Actor | The New Adventures of Superman
Most of Clayton's family was in show biz, but he initially decided to go into his father's field, law. He worked his way through Fordham University as a radio actor and singer, then took a job as a law clerk. Two years later, realizing that radio was very much more lucrative a career, he changed ...
95. Groucho Marx
Actor | A Night at the Opera
The bushy-browed, cigar-smoking wise-cracker with the painted-on moustache and stooped walk was the leader of The Marx Brothers. With one-liners that were often double entendres, Groucho never cursed in any of his performances and said he never wanted to be known as a dirty comic. With a great love...
96. Kitty Carlisle
Actress | A Night at the Opera
Kitty Carlisle Hart wore a cloak of many professional and elegant colors. Actress, opera singer, Broadway performer, TV celebrity, game show panelist, patron of the arts, and, at age 95, this vital woman continued her six-decade musical odyssey with songs and reminisces in her one-woman show: "...
97. Tom Poston
Actor | Christmas with the Kranks
Veteran comedic actor Tom Poston, he with the bugged-out eyes that commonly accentuated a vague look of bewilderment, was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1921 and, by age nine, was appearing with an acrobatic troupe. He was attending Bethany College in West Virginia when World War II broke out and he ...
98. Peggy Cass
Actress | Auntie Mame
Mary Margaret Cass was born May 21, 1924, in Boston, Massachusetts. After three years in the Cambridge Latin School drama club without one speaking part, she moved to New York, where she worked as a secretary, telephone operator, advertising solicitor and model. She joined a USO troupe that took ...
99. Peter Tomarken
Actor | Heaven Can Wait
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 Heaven Can Wait (1978), Haunted (1998) and Press Your Luck (1983). He was married to Kathleen Abigail Eastman and Dana Jones. He died on March 13, 2006 in Santa Monica,...
100. Johnny Carson
Soundtrack | The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Johnny Carson, the legendary "King of Late Night TV" who dominated the medium's nether hours for three decades, was born in Corning, Iowa, but moved with his family to nearby Norfolk, Nebraska when he was eight years old. It was in Norfolk, where he lived until he was inducted into the US Navy in ...