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Art James


Host and announcer of the favorite game shows Family members Feud as well as the Who, What, or Where Game. He went to Wayne State University or college. He worked well as an announcer for the MILITARY Network. He was created in 1929 in Dearborn, Michigan, and passed away in 2004 in Hand Springs, California. He made an appearance in the film Mallrats aimed by Kevin Smith.

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Full Name Art James
Date Of Birth October 15, 1929
Died March 28, 2004, Palm Springs, California, United States
Place Of Birth Dearborn, MI
Profession Game Show Host
Nationality American
Spouse Jane Hamilton, Sandra Petron
Children Jennifer Christie James, Jeff James
TV Shows Concentration, The Who, What, or Where Game, The Magnificent Marble Machine, Pay Cards!, Blank Check, Say When!!, Fractured Phrases, Catchphrase, Temptation, Matches ’n Mates, Tic Tac Dough (1990), Classic Concentration
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1Of Russian-Jewish heritage.
2He was a resident of Chaska, Minnesota, but died during a visit to Palm Springs.
3He was best known for hosting Concentration (1958) for 5 years and before that he was in the U.S. Army for 2 years and trying out for the New York Yankees in 1946. He was a small Broadway Star for a time in the 1950s until his big break in Radio & TV. Then, he hosted his own office-based game show using his own production company.



Mallrats1995Game Show Host
Raw Justice1994Gunman
Hotel1984TV SeriesArt James
Face the Music1979TV SeriesAnnouncer
The Star Wars Holiday Special1978TV MovieAnnouncer (voice, uncredited)
Temptation1967TV SeriesHost (1967-1968)
Fractured Phrases1965TV SeriesHost (1965)



Tic Tac Dough1990TV SeriesAnnouncer
Family Feud1988TV SeriesSub-Announcer (1991)
Classic Concentration1987TV SeriesSubstitute Announcer (1991)
Catch Phrase1985TV SeriesHost
The New Tic Tac Dough1978TV SeriesSub-Announcer (1981-1982)
The Magnificent Marble Machine1975-1976TV SeriesHimself - Host
Word Grabbers1976TV MovieHimself - Host (3rd Pilot)
Blank Check1975TV SeriesHost (1975)
The Who, What or Where Game1969-1974TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Joker's Wild1972TV SeriesAnnouncer (1981-1982)
Pay Cards!1969TV SeriesHost (1968-1969 & 1981-1982)
The Match Game1963-1969TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain / Himself - Sub-Host / Himself - Guest Host
Matches 'N Mates1967TV SeriesHost (1967-1968)
Fractured Phrases1965TV SeriesHimself - Host
Call My Bluff1965TV SeriesHimself
Say When!1963-1965TV SeriesHimself - Host
To Tell the Truth1963TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Here's Hollywood1961TV SeriesHimself
It's Academic1961TV SeriesHost, New York Version (1969-1971)
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1960TV SeriesHimself - Guest Announcer / Himself
Concentration1958TV SeriesAnnouncer / Sub-Host (1958-1960)

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