Bob Barker Biography (1923-)

Full name, Robert William Barker; born December 12, 1923, in Darrington, WA;son of Byron John (a power line foreman) and Matilda Kent (maiden name, Tarleton) Barker; married Dorothy Jo Gideon, January 12, 1945 (died, October 19, 1981). Addresses: Office: c/o The Price Is Right, Price Productions, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 206, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Television host, actor, producer
Birth Details
December 12, 1923
Darrington, Washington, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, Truth or Consequences (also known as The All New Truth and Consequences and The New Truth and Consequences), NBC, 1956-65,syndicated, 1966-75
  • Host, The End of the Rainbow, NBC, 1958
  • Host, The Family Game, ABC, 1967
  • Sub-Host, Dream Girl of '67, 1967
  • Host, The Price Is Right (also known as The New Price Is Right), CBS, 1972- syndicated version, 1977-80
  • Guest panelist, Match Game PM (also known as Match Game 75,Match Game 76, Match Game 77, Match Game 78, Match Game 79), CBS, 1973, 1975-82
  • Panelist, Match Game PM, syndicated, 1975
  • Substitute host, Tattletales, CBS, 1975-76
  • Host, That's My Line, 1980-81
  • Specials
  • Host, The Miss USA Pageant, CBS, annually, 1966-87
  • Host, The Miss Universe Pageant, CBS, annually, 1966-87
  • Host, The Indianapolis 500 Parade, 1967
  • Host, Pillsbury Bake-Off, CBS, 1969
  • Host, CBS Tournament of Roses Parade, CBS, 1969, 1984, 1985, 1986,1987, 1988
  • Circus of the Stars #4, CBS, 1979
  • TV's Funniest Gameshow Moments, ABC, 1984
  • Host, The Price Is Right Special, CBS, 1986
  • Host, The 18th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1991
  • Presenter, The 9th Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame, The Disney Channel, 1993
  • Host, The Price Is Right 25th Anniversary, CBS, 1996
  • Presenter, The 23rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1996
  • The Making of Adam Sandler's Video, Comedy Central, 1996
  • Segment host, "The Price is Right," CBS: 50 Years of Funny Flubs and Screw Ups, CBS, 1998
  • The Great American History Quiz, History Channel, 1999
  • Mark Goodson: Will the Real Mark Goodson Please Stand Up? (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Presenter, The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2001
  • The Great American History Quiz: 50 States, History Channel, 2001
  • Host, The Price is Right 30th Anniversary Special (also known as The Price Is Right: The Showdown in Vegas), CBS, 2002
  • CBS: 50 Years from Television City, CBS, 2002
  • Host, The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2002
  • Host, The Price Is Right Salutes the U.S. Marine Corps, CBS, 2002
  • Host, The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular, CBS, 2003
  • Host, The Price Is Right Salutes the U.S. Navy, CBS, 2003
  • Host, The Price Is Right Salutes the U.S. Air Force, CBS, 2003
  • Himself, I Love the '70s, VH1, 2003
  • Presenter, CBS at 75 (also known as CBS at 75: A Primetime Celebration), CBS, 2003
  • Presenter, The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2005
  • Also hosted the Pillsbury Bake-Off and the CBS Tournament of Roses Parade, both CBS, in other years.
  • Episodic
  • Mort, "Denver McKee," Bonanza (also known as Ponderosa), 1960
  • Here's Hollywood, NBC, 1961
  • Substitute host, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (also known as The Best of Carson), NBC, 1966
  • Dinah! (also known as Dinah! & Friends), 1976, 1977
  • The John Davidson Show, syndicated, 1981
  • Himself, "The Price is Right vs. the Young and the Restless," Family Feud (also known as Family Feud Challenge and The New Family Feud), CBS, 1993
  • Himself, "When You Pish Upon a Star," The Nanny, CBS, 1994
  • Ben, Carly's dad, "Something about Thanksgiving," Something So Right, NBC, 1996
  • Himself, "Talk Ain't Cheap," Baily Kipper's P.O.V. (also known asBailey Kippper's Point of View), CBS, 1996
  • Ben, Carly's dad, "Something about a Silver Anniversary," Something SoRight, NBC, 1997
  • Himself, "Shanghai Express," Martial Law, CBS, 1998
  • The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002
  • "Bob Barker: Master of Ceremonies," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Voice of himself, "Lesser of Two Evils," Futurama (animated), Fox,2000
  • Himself, "The Ticket," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2001
  • Voice of himself, "Screwed the Pooch," Family Guy (animated; alsoknown as Padre de familia), Fox, 2001
  • Himself, "Price is Right," The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Himself, The Bold and the Beautiful (also known as Belleza y poder), CBS, 2002
  • The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2003
  • Also appeared as a guest, The Gordon Elliot Show, syndicated.
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Producer, Lucky Pair, syndicated, 1969
  • Executive producer, The Price Is Right (also known as The New Price Is Right), CBS, 1972-
  • Specials
  • Producer, Pillsbury Bake-Off, CBS, 1969
  • Executive producer, The Price Is Right 25th Anniversary Special, CBS, 1996
  • Executive producer, The Price Is Right 30th Anniversary Special (also known as The Price Is Right: The Showdown in Vegas), CBS, 2002
  • Executive producer, The Price Is Right Primetime Specials, CBS, 2002
  • Executive producer, The Price Is Right Salutes the U.S. Marine Corps, CBS, 2002
  • Executive producer, The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular,CBS, 2003
  • Executive producer, The Price Is Right Salutes the U.S. Navy, CBS,2003
  • Executive producer, The Price Is Right Salutes the U.S. Air Force,CBS, 2003
  • Also produced other Pillsbury Bake-Off competitions, CBS.
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, Happy Gilmore, Universal, 1996
  • Major Tours
  • Toured in Bob Barker Fun and Games Show, U.S. and Canadian cities.
  • Radio Appearances
  • Series
  • Appeared in The Bob Barker Show.

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