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Bob Barker

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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 Keeps Busy in Retirement, Doing His Own Chores
TMZ, 2018-05-24 11:30:00
'Cause Bob Barker never REALLY retired, right? Almost 11 years after hanging up his 'Price is Right' mic, Bob's still keeping busy and looking spry. He was dutifully bringing in his recycling bin Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles.…

Bob Barker 'Doing Fine' After Hitting His Head During Fall at Home
Entertainment Tonigh, 2017-06-20 00:53:00
A rep for the legendary game show host tells ET that he was taken to the hospital after a fall last week.

Legendary Price Is Right Host Bob Barker Takes A Trip To The ER Following ANOTHER Nasty Fall
Perez Hilton Gossip, 2017-06-19 14:03:59
Oh no. On Monday, it was revealed that beloved game show host Bob Barker made a visit to the emergency room after taking a nasty fall in his Hollywood Hills home. It's said the paramedics were called to Barker's residence last week after the former Price Is Right host slipped ...

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