Jan Murray

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Birthday
4, 1916
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 2, 2006 (89)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
4, 1916
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 2, 2006 (89)

About

Stand-up comedian and actor who hosted several game shows including Blind Date, Dollar a Second, and his creation Treasure Hunt after making his name on the Borscht Belt. He also appeared in the films A Man Called Dagger, Of Love and Desire, Thunder Alley, and Tarzan and the Great River.

Before Fame

He was a vaudeville performer who became a Las Vegas performer in the 1950's.

Trivia

He absolutely loved to golf, and competed in the Comedians' Golf Classic.

Family Life

He married Pearl Cohen in 1939 and they had one child together. After the marriage went sour, he divorced Pearl, married Kathleen Mann in 1949, and had three more children.

Associated With

Jerry Lewis was his comedian golf partner.

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