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Famous Male Game Show Hosts

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List of famous male game show hosts, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male game show hosts list contains the most prominent and top males known for being game show hosts. There are thousand of males working as game show hosts in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic game show hosts have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a game show host then the people below should give you inspiration.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Jack Whitaker and Les Dennis.

While this isn't a list of all male game show hosts, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male game show hosts?" and "Who are the best male game show hosts?"

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    Ryan Seacrest was born in Atlanta, Georgia in December 24th, 1974. Hes a radio host as well as a television host and producer. He has his own production company named Ryan Seacrest Productions. Ryan started his radio career at the early age of 15 while working on a radio station in Atlanta called WSTR ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Dunwoody, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Radio personality, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Knocked Up, American Idol, Robot Chicken, Shrek Forever After, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, + more
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    Drew Carey
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    Drew Allison Carey is an American actor, comedian, sports executive, and game show host. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and making a name for himself in stand-up comedy, Carey eventually gained popularity starring on his own sitcom, The Drew Carey Show, and serving as host of the U.S. version of ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Game Show Host, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Coneheads, Jack and Jill, The Drew Carey Show, The Price Is Right, Robots, + more
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    Regis Francis Xavier Philbin is an American media personality, actor and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. Sometimes called "the hardest working man in show business", he holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera. His trademarks ...more

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    • Age: age 84
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Talk show host, Television producer, Game Show Host, Author, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Shrek the Third, Jack and Jill, Shrek Forever After, Little Nicky, America's Got Talent, + more
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    Alex Trebek
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    George Alexander "Alex" Trebek is a Canadian American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since 1984, and has also hosted a number of other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration and To Tell ...more

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    • Age: age 75
    • Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada
    • Profession: Game Show Host, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Jeopardy!, Charlie's Angels, Spy Hard, Concentration, Dying Young, + more
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    Howard Michael "Howie" Mandel is a Canadian comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor. He is well known as host of the NBC game show Deal or No Deal, as well as the show's daytime and Canadian-English counterparts. Before his career as a game show host, Mandel was best known for his role as ...more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Canada
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more
    • Credits: Gremlins, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Muppet Babies, St. Elsewhere, America's Got Talent, + more
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    Ben Stein
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    Benjamin Jeremy "Ben" Stein is an American writer, lawyer, actor, and commentator on political and economic issues. He attained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Later, he entered the entertainment field and became an actor, comedian, and Emmy ...more

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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA
    • Profession: Commentator, Financial adviser, Author, Actor, Writer, + more
    • Credits: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Mask, Ghostbusters II, Married... with Children, Planes, + more
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    Bob Barker
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    Robert William "Bob" Barker 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. Born in ...more

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    • Age: age 92
    • Birthplace: Darrington, Washington, United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Game Show Host, Actor, Presenter, Fighter pilot
    • Credits: Happy Gilmore, The Price Is Right, Truth or Consequences, The Family Game, That's My Line
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    Richard Augustus Wagstaff "Dick" Clark, Jr. was an American radio and television personality, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987. He also hosted the game show Pyramid and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, which transmitted Times Square's ...more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1929-2012)
    • Birthplace: USA, New York, Mount Vernon
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Game Show Host, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Spy Kids, Let's Make a Deal, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, American Bandstand, + more
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    Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer is an English-born American television presenter. He is a former Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, news anchor, actor, and musician. He has hosted the tabloid talk show The Jerry Springer Show since its debut in 1991.more

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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Highgate, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Talk show host, Politician, Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer, + more
    • Credits: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, America's Got Talent, Sugar & Spice, Dancing with the Stars, The Jerry Springer Show, + more
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    Monty Hall
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    Monte Halparin, OC OM, better known by the stage name Monty Hall, is a Canadian-born MC, producer, actor, singer and sportscaster, best known as host of the television game show Let's Make a Deal.more

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    • Age: age 94
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Profession: Master of Ceremonies, Television producer, Game Show Host, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Credits: Let's Make a Deal, Beat the Clock, Split Second, Twenty One, The McLean Stevenson Show, + more
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    Wayne Brady
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    Wayne Alphonso Brady is an American actor, singer, comedian, and television personality, known for his work as a regular on the American version of the improvisational comedy television series Whose Line Is It Anyway?. He was the host of the daytime talk show The Wayne Brady Show, the original host of ...more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, USA
    • Profession: Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer, Game Show Host, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Let's Make a Deal, Roll Bounce, Crossover, Foodfight!, Don't Forget the Lyrics!, + more
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    Ed McMahon
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    Edward Leo Peter "Ed" McMahon, Jr. was an American comedian, game show host and announcer. He is most famous for his work on television as Johnny Carson's sidekick, announcer, and second banana on The Tonight Show from 1962 through 1992. He also hosted the original version of the talent show Star Search ...more

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    • Age: Died at 86 (1923-2009)
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Announcer, Comedian, Game Show Host, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Bewitched, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Weather Man, Just Write, Fun with Dick and Jane, + more
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    Pat Sajak
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    Pat Sajak is an American television personality, former weatherman, actor and talk show host, best known as the host of the American television game show Wheel of Fortune.more

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    • Age: age 69
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Talk show host, Television producer, Game Show Host, Film Producer, Radio personality, + more
    • Credits: The Price Is Right, Airplane II: The Sequel, Wheel of Fortune, Wheel of Fortune's daytime version, Pat Sajak Weekend, + more
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    Jeff Probst
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    Jeffrey Lee "Jeff" Probst is an American game show host and an executive producer. He is best known as the Emmy Award winning host of the U.S. version of the reality show Survivor. Additionally, he was the host of The Jeff Probst Show, a syndicated daytime talk show produced by CBS Television ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Television producer, Game Show Host, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Fillmore!, Survivor, Rock & Roll Jeopardy!, Access Hollywood, Finder's Fee, + more
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    Richard Dawson
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    Richard Dawson was an English-American actor and comedian, and a game show host and panelist in the United States. Dawson was well known for playing Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, being the original host of the Family Feud game show from 1976 to 1985 and from 1994 to 1995, and a regular ...more

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    • Age: Died at 80 (1932-2012)
    • Birthplace: Gosport, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Comedian, Game Show Host, Actor
    • Credits: The Longest Day, The Running Man, Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud, Match Game, + more
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    Alan Thicke
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    Alan Willis Thicke is a Canadian actor, songwriter, and game and talk show host. He is known for his role as Jason Seaver, the father on the ABC television series Growing Pains. He is the father of actor Brennan Thicke and singer Robin Thicke. In 2013, Thicke was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.more

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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: Kirkland Lake, Canada
    • Profession: Master of Ceremonies, Songwriter, Comedian, Television producer, Musician, + more
    • Credits: Married... with Children, Alpha Dog, Growing Pains, That's My Boy, Raising Helen, + more
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    Chuck Woolery
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    Charles Herbert "Chuck" Woolery is an American game show host, occasional actor and talk show host, and former musician. He has had long-running tenures hosting several different game shows. He was the original host of Wheel of Fortune, the original incarnation of Love Connection, Scrabble, and the ...more

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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky, United States of America
    • Profession: Talk show host, Game Show Host, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: The Price Is Right, Wheel of Fortune, The Dating Game, Love Connection, Lingo, + more
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    Bob Eubanks
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    Robert Leland "Bob" Eubanks is an American television/radio personality and game show host, best known for hosting the game show The Newlywed Game on and off since 1966. Eubanks received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his television work in 2000. The star is in front of Grauman's Egyptian ...more

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    • Age: age 77
    • Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Flint
    • Profession: Television producer, Actor, Disc jockey, Presenter
    • Credits: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, The Newlywed Game, Card Sharks, Dream House, + more
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    Alfonso Ribeiro
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    Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro, Sr. is an American actor, television director, dancer, and game show host. Ribeiro played Alfonso Spears on the sitcom Silver Spoons, and Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He hosted the GSN show Catch 21 and the ABC Family show Spell-Mageddon. He also ...more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: Riverdale, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Comedian, Game Show Host, Actor, Voice acting, + more
    • Credits: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Silver Spoons, Dancing with the Stars, Love Wrecked, True Jackson, + more
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    Allen Ellsworth Ludden was an American television personality, emcee and game show host, perhaps most well known for having hosted various incarnations of the game show Password between 1961 and 1980.more

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1917-1981)
    • Birthplace: Mineral Point, USA, Wisconsin
    • Profession: Game Show Host, Actor, Presenter, TV Personality
    • Credits: Futureworld, Password, Password Plus, Liar's Club, College Bowl, + more
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