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Barker, Bob

The long-time host of The Price Is Right, Bob Barker is the most honored game show host in history. He has been nominated for fifteen Daytime Emmy awards, and has won 9 times.


He won a basketball scholarship to Drury College in Missouri.

He is a World War II veteran.

Before becoming a game show host, he was a DJ in Palm Beach, Florida and Burbank, California.

He has only missed one taping of "The Price Is Right" in over 25 years, back in 1974.

Game Shows (as Host):

The Family Game 

The Price Is Right 

Truth or Consequences  

Game Shows (as Guest Host):

Dream Girl of 67 


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