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Chuck Barris (1929–2017)


Chuck Barris was born on June 3, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Hirsch Barris. He was a producer and writer, known for Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), The Gong Show Movie (1980) and X-Men: First Class (2011). He was married to Mary Clagett Kane, Robin Altman and Lynne Frances Levy. He died on March 21, 2017 in Palisades... See full bio »

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 1986 Bamboozle (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1986 The All-New Dating Game (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1985 Anything for Laughs (TV Special) (producer)
 1984 The New Newlywed Game (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1981 Treasure Hunt (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1979 3's a Crowd (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 September 1979 (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1978 The $1.98 Beauty Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 78 episodes)
- Episode #1.78 (1978) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.77 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.76 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.75 ... (executive producer)
 1977 The Newlywed Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 1977-1980)
 1977 The All-Star Gong Show Special (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1976 The Gong Show (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 June 1976 (1976) ... (producer)
 1966-1974 The Newlywed Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 December 1974 (1974) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 7 August 1969 (1969) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 28 September 1968 (1968) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 11 July 1966 (1966) ... (executive producer)
 1973 The New Treasure Hunt (TV Series) (executive producer)
  The Dating Game (TV Series) (producer - 93 episodes, 1965 - 1973) (executive producer - 1 episode, 1967)
- Maureen McCormick (1973) ... (producer)
- Kathy Garver (1970) ... (producer)
- Iron Butterfly (1969) ... (producer)
- John Forsythe, Joyce Menges (1969) ... (producer)
 1972 Cop Out! (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1969 The Game Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Premiere Show (1969) ... (executive producer)
 1969 The Mama Cass Television Program (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1968 Operation: Entertainment (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (executive producer)
 1966-1967 Dream Girl of '67 (TV Series) (executive producer - 270 episodes)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 Pageant (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 270) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 269) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 268) (1967) ... (executive producer)
- The Dream Girl of 1967 (Show No. 267) (1967) ... (executive producer)
 1967 The Family Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Author of book "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind: An Unauthorized Autobiography" (1982) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

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Spouse:

Mary Clagett Kane  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I was a jack-of-all-trades and a master of none, and I think I just went through life kind of being that. When I look at Bob Barker on "The Price is Right," I couldn't have been a Bob Barker if you put a gun to my head. I could never have done something that long. I probably made a mistake to sell my company when I did and get out of television because right after I did, in 1986, it just exploded... See more »

Trivia:

His popularity on The Gong Show (1976) led him to revive both of his earlier shows: The Dating Game (1965) and The Newlywed Game (1966). See more »

Trademark:

His jokingly, nervous personality. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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