Host of the game show Let's Make a Deal for 23 years. He received the Order of Canada honor and a Golden Palm Star for his humanitarian work.
He graduated from St. John's High School in Canada.
During the 1959-60 NHL season, he served as a radio analyst for the New York Rangers.
He got married to Marilyn Plottel on September 28, 1947 and they had three children together.
Let's Make a Deal was brought back to television in 2009 with Wayne Brady as the host.