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Wink Martindale

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Winston Conrad "Wink" Martindale (born December 4, 1934) is an American disc jockey and television game show host. In his six decade career, he is best known for hosting Tic Tac Dough from 1978 to 1985, for hosting Gambit from 1972 to 1976, and again from 1980 to 1981 (also known as Las Vegas Gambit) and Debt, from 1996 to 1998.

Fact file

  • Born: Winston Conrad Martindale December 4, 1934 (age 80) Jackson, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Status: married
  • Occupation: Game show host
  • Years active: 1958–present
  • Notable credit(s): What's This Song? Debt, Gambit, High Rollers, The Last Word, Tic Tac Dough, Trivial Pursuit, Headline Chasers
  • Spouse(s): Madelyn Leech (m. 1954; div. 1971) Sandy Ferra (m. 1975)
  • Children: 4

Read more about Wink Martindale at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Fans gather at Graceland for Presley's birthday
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-01-08 18:13:12
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Television and radio personality Wink Martindale remembers the day nearly 60 years ago when Elvis Presley's first single, "That's All Right," played for the first time on the radio.

Video: Access Hollywood Live: Billy Bush & Kit Hoover’s Oprah Winfrey Quiz Battle, Round 3
Access HW TV, 2011-05-19 20:06:46
Leading up to the finale of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Billy Bush and Kit Hoover battle it out in a heated game show quiz to see which of them knows more Oprah trivia. This round is hosted by legendary game show host Wink Martindale.

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