You can’t fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights.
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I’m a vegetarian – I think there’s a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better.Tags in Possibility
|Birth:||12th December, 1923|
|Profession:||Actor, Anchor, Television Presenter, Television Producer|
Bob Barker was born in Darrington, Washington. He is an American former television game show host. He is best known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show in North American television history, and for hosting Truth or Consequences from 1956 to 1974. In 1950, Barker moved to California in order to pursue a career in broadcasting. He was given his own radio show, The Bob Barker Show, which ran for the next six years from Burbank. Barker began his game show career in 1956, hosting Truth or Consequences. From there, he hosted various game shows as well as the Miss Universe pageants. Eventually, he hosted The Price Is Right, beginning in 1972. In 2007, Barker retired from hosting The Price Is Right after celebrating his 50-year career on television.
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