Barry Gray

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Birthday
2, 1916
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 21, 1996 (80)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1916
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 21, 1996 (80)

About

The Father of Talk Radio; began as a DJ, but one slow evening started to talk into the microphone.

Before Fame

His first work as a disc jokey was at New York's WMCA in 1945, and it was there that he began speaking to the audience.

Trivia

He appeared in film and television, too, including "Spin That Splatter" from 1949 and "The Barry Gray Show" on New York WOR-TV.

Family Life

He was married to Nancy Kellog Gray.

Associated With

His death brought many tributes, including from Larry King who called him one of his biggest influences.