Gene Rayburn

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Birthday
22, 1917
Birthplace
Christopher, IL
Death Date
Nov 29, 1999 (81)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1917
Birthplace
Christopher, IL
Death Date
Nov 29, 1999 (81)

About

Popular television and radio host who many remember for his work on The Match Game. Also a musical theater performer, he starred in the Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie.

Before Fame

Before beginning his television career, he hosted a New York City morning radio show.

Trivia

He served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.

Family Life

His marriage to Helen Ticknor lasted from 1940 until Ticknor's death in 1996. The union produced a daughter named Lynn.

Associated With

He co-hosted the Match Game with Michael Burger.

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