Marlin Perkins

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Birthday
28, 1905
Birthplace
Carthage, MO
Death Date
Jun 14, 1986 (81)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
28, 1905
Birthplace
Carthage, MO
Death Date
Jun 14, 1986 (81)

About

Zoologist who hosted the long running television series Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom from 1963 to 1985.

Before Fame

He dropped out of college to be a laborer at Saint Louis Zoological Park and later became a curator at the Buffalo Zoological Park.

Trivia

He worked as the director of both the Buffalo Zoological Park and Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

Family Life

He was married to Elise More from 1934 until 1953. He then married Carol Perkins in 1960 until 1986. 

Associated With

He was a zoologist just like Georges Cuvier.