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Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson

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 panelist on the 1970s version of Match Game on CBS from 1973 to 1978. After a successful career in British television and cinema, Dawson moved to Los Angeles. In 1984, he became an American citizen while retaining his British Citizenship. In 2012, Dawson died of complications from esophageal cancer. He is buried at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles. ... more on Wikipedia

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