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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)

Read more about Bob Barker at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Bob Barker 'Awake' & 'Alert' Following Second Trip To Hospital In Nearly 2 Weeks
Access Hollywood, 2018-10-23 03:09:47
Bob Barker is "awake" and "alert" following his second trip to the hospital in nearly two weeks.

Ex-'Price is Right' Host Bob Barker Rushed to the Hospital
TMZ, 2018-10-22 22:44:00
Bob Barker is hospitalized in L.A. after paramedics responded to his Hollywood Hills home ... TMZ has learned. L.A. Fire Department got to the 'Price is Right' legend's home Monday around 1 PM, and immediately transported him to Cedars-Sinai…

Bob Barker Is All Right After Suffering 'Non-Emergency Back Problem'
Entertainment Tonigh, 2018-10-10 13:16:43
The 94-year-old former 'Price Is Right' host is resting at home.

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