Mike Douglas

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Birthday
11, 1925
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Aug 11, 2006 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
11, 1925
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Aug 11, 2006 (81)

About

Daytime talk show host who interviewed celebrities for 20 years on the nationally syndicated program The Mike Douglas Show.

Before Fame

As a teenager, he was employed as a singer on a dinner cruise ship on Lake Michigan. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Trivia

From the big band era, he interviewed stars like Tony Bennett, Jackie Gleason, and Burt Reynolds.

Family Life

He got married to Genevieve Purnell in 1944 and they had three children together.

Associated With

His show earned its top rating when he featured John Lennon and Yoko Ono as co-hosts.