Dennis James

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Birthday
24, 1917
Birthplace
Jersey City, NJ
Death Date
Jun 3, 1997 (79)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1917
Birthplace
Jersey City, NJ
Death Date
Jun 3, 1997 (79)

About

American television personality who hosted the first network game show, Cash and Carry. He also held the first telethon and starred in the first commercial.

Before Fame

He started out on the radio and then went into TV. Idiosyncratically he would call his audience Mother.

Trivia

He worked as an announcer of the quiz show Judge for Yourself, and was a host on Name That Tune.

Family Life

He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and died in Palm Springs of lung cancer.

Associated With

He often filled in for Monty Hall on Let's Make a Deal.