Jim Perry

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Birthday
9, 1933
Birthplace
Camden, NJ
Death Date
Nov 20, 2015 (82)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
9, 1933
Birthplace
Camden, NJ
Death Date
Nov 20, 2015 (82)

About

Game show host who appeared on both Canadian and American television in the 1970s and '80s.

Before Fame

During the Korean War, he sang for Armed Forces Radio and worked at General Electric.

Trivia

Before he became the host of Card Sharks, he worked with comedy legend Sid Caesar for several years.

Family Life

He married his wife June in 1959. He and June raised two children named Sean and Erin.

Associated With

He and Alex Trebek became the first two emcees to simultaneously host shows in the U.S. and Canada.