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John Henson

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11, 1967
Greensboro, CT
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11, 1967 (age 54)
Greensboro, CT


Performer and media personality who became known as a co-host of ABC's hit game show "Wipeout." He also had a small recurring role as a local newscaster on My Name is Earl.

Before Fame

He attended Boston University, where he studied acting. He continued developing his acting chops at Circle in the Square, Playwrights Horizon, and Three of Us Studios.


He was featured in the music video for the Blink-182 song, "What's My Age Again?"

Family Life

He grew up with four brothers. He married his first wife, Corie Hirschtick, in 2000, but they later divorced. He then married Jill Benjamin in 2010. He has a son named Jackson Wright Henson.

Associated With

He was in the 2002 film, "Life Without Dick," starring Sarah Jessica Parker.