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Gene Rayburn Biography (1917-)
Born Eugene Rubessa, December 22, 1917, in Christopher, IL; son of Milan andMary (Hikec) Rubessa; married Helen Ticknor, January 1, 1940; children: Lynn.Addresses: OFFICE--c/o Goodson-Todman Productions, 375 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022.
- Birth Details
- December 22, 1917
- Christopher, Illinois, United States
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Albert Peterson, Bye Bye Birdie, Shubert Theatre, NY, 1961.
- Buddy, Come Blow Your Horn, NY, 1962.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Panelist, The Name's the Same, ABC, 1953-55.
- Regular, Steve Allen's Tonight Show, NBC, 1953-59.
- host, Make the Connection, NBC, 1955.
- regular, The Steve Allen Show, NBC, 1956-59.
- announcer, Steve Allen Presents the Steve Lawrence-Eydie Gorme Show, NBC,1958.
- host, Dough-Re-Mi, NBC, 1958-61.
- host, Play Your Hunch.
- host, Tic Tac Dough.
- host, Match Game, NBC, 1962-69, CBS, 1973-79, NBC, 1983-84.
- host, Match Game PM, syndication, 1975-82.
- Amateur's Guide to Love.
- Helluva Town.
- Robert Montgomery Presents, NBC, 1956.
Credits; PRINCIPAL RADIO WORK
- Rayburn and Finch Show, WNEW-AM, 1946-53.
- Monitor, WNBC-AM, 1961-73.
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