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Bud Collyer

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Biography

Bud Collyer (R) hosts the TV Game Show Beat the Clock (1950-1958).

Source: timstvshowcase.com

Bud Collyer (June 18, 1908 – September 8, 1969) was an American radio actor/announcer who became one of the nation's first major television game show stars. He is best remembered for his work as the first host of the TV game show To Tell the Truth, but he was also famous in the roles of Clark Kent/Superman on radio and in animated shorts.

Fact file

  • Born: Clayton Johnson Heermance, Jr. June 18, 1908 New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Died: September 8, 1969 (aged 61) Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Occupation: Radio Announcer/Game Show Host
  • Years active: 1940–1969
  • Spouse(s): Heloise Law Green (1936-1951) (divorced) Marian Shockley (1952-1969) (his death) 3 children

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