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Bob Barker

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Biography

Bob Barker on the set of the famous game show The Price is Right.

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Robert William "Bob" Barker is an American former television game show host. He is best known for hosting CBS' The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show in North American television history. After holding the job for 35 years and having been in television for 50 years, Barker retired in June 2007.

Fact file

  • Born: Robert William Barker December 12, 1923 (age 91) Darrington, Washington, U.S.
  • Occupation: Television personality Game show host
  • Years active: 1950–2007
  • Spouse(s): Dorothy Jo Gideon (m.1945–81; her death)

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In the news

Bob Barker's Home Smashed by Out-of-Control Car
TMZ, 2019-06-19 22:25:00
No ... this is not the right way to "come on down" to Bob Barker's house. The legendary 'Price is Right' host's manager tells TMZ ... the crash went down Tuesday outside his Hollywood Hills home. The vehicle slammed into the perimeter wall, but…

Ambulance Called to Bob Barker's Home After Nasty Slip and Fall
TMZ, 2019-01-24 08:30:00
Bob Barker has had another health scare at his L.A. home that required another ambulance and paramedics to treat the legendary game show host.  Sources connected to Bob tell us the former 'Price is Right' host slipped and fell at his Hollywood…

Bob Barker Rushed to the Hospital Again for Severe Back Pain
TMZ, 2018-11-19 00:37:00
Bob Barker was rushed to the hospital for the second in 2 months, but it sounds like it's another case of a bad back ... TMZ has learned. The former "Price is Right" host was taken to Cedars-Sinai hospital by ambulance Sunday afternoon after…

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