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TRENDING List of Famous Game Show Hosts

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List of famous game show hosts, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top game show hosts in the world? This includes the most prominent game show hosts, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable game show hosts is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic game show hosts were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned game show hosts.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Jenny McCarthy and Howie Mandel.

From reputable, prominent, and well known game show hosts to the lesser known game show hosts of today, these are some of the best professionals in the game show host field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous game show hosts ever?" and "What are the names of famous game show hosts?" then you're in the right place. (98 items)
Jenny McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Game Show Hosts
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Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy is an American model, television host, comedian, actress, author, and anti-vaccine activist. She began her career in 1993 as a nude model for Playboy magazine and was later named their Playmate of the Year. McCarthy then parlayed her Playboy fame into a television and ...more

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Age: 44

Birthplace: Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Model, Author Actor, + more

Credits: The View, Playboy: The Best of Jenny McCarthy, Playboy: Jenny McCarthy, the Playboy Years Scary Movie 3

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Ryan Seacrest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous 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 ...more

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Age: 42

Birthplace: Dunwoody, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Radio personality Actor, + more

Credits: American Idol, E! News, American Juniors, The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards

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Drew Carey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Game Show Hosts
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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. ...more

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Age: 58

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Game Show Host, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: The Price Is Right, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, The Aristocrats, Fuck

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Regis Philbin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Game Show Hosts
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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 ...more

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Age: 85

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Talk show host, Television producer, Game Show Host, Author Actor, + more

Credits: Cheaper by the Dozen, Late Show with David Letterman, The Joey Bishop Show, Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade

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Anderson Cooper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Game Show Hosts
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Anderson Hays Cooper is an American journalist, author, and television personality. He is the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. The program is normally broadcast live from a New York City studio; however, Cooper often broadcasts live on location for breaking news stories. ...more

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Age: 49

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Model Author, + more

Credits: Anderson Cooper 360°, 60 Minutes, Anderson Live, The Mole

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Alex Trebek is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Game Show Hosts
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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 ...more

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Age: 76

Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada

Profession: Game Show Host, Actor, Presenter

Credits: Jeopardy!, Charlie's Angels, The Bucket List, White Men Can't Jump

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Howie Mandel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Game Show Hosts
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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: 61

Birthplace: Canada

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor Voice acting, + more

Credits: Deal or No Deal, America's Got Talent, Howie, St. Elsewhere

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Ben Stein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Game Show Hosts
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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: 72

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Financial adviser, Author, Actor Writer, + more

Credits: Win Ben Stein's Money, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Casper

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