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John Reed King

Biography

Tv and radio video game show host who’s most known to be the sponsor of the favorite quiz display It’s something special. He was raised in Atlantic Town, NJ where he worked well in his family’s resort. He worked well in European countries during World Battle II with Edward R. Murrow and Robert Trout. He was wedded to Jean Abbot Ruler. The couple experienced three kids Joanne, Julianne, and John Jr. He made an appearance on Gunsmoke which starred Wayne Arness.

Quick Facts


Full Name John Reed King
Date Of Birth October 15, 1914
Died July 8, 1979
Place Of Birth Wilmington, DE
Profession Game Show Host
Nationality American
TV Shows Battle of the Ages, Have a Heart, Where Was I?, What's Your Bid?, Chance of a Lifetime, On Your Way
Star Sign Libra

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1He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6402 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gunsmoke1962TV SeriesTownsman
Have a Heart1955TV SeriesHost
On Your Way1953TV SeriesCo-host (ABC version)
What's Your Bid1953TV SeriesAnnouncer (February-April 1953)
The James Melton Show1951TV Series

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Anniversary Game1969TV Series producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Why?1953/ITV SeriesEmcee
Where Was I?1952TV SeriesHimself / Host (1952-1953)
Beat the Clock1952TV SeriesHimself - Substitute host
Chance of a Lifetime1952TV SeriesHimself (Host (1950-1952)
Give and Take1952TV SeriesCo-Host
Battle of the Ages1952TV SeriesHost (Jan - June, 1952)
Chance of a Lifetime1950TV SeriesHost
King's Party Line1946TV SeriesHost
It's a Gift1946TV SeriesHost
Missus Goes A-Shopping1944TV SeriesHost

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