The actor Bob Barker died at the age of 99. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Bob Barker is a well-known former television game show host from America. He is best known for hosting ‘The Price Is Right’ on CBS from 1972 to 2007. He has also hosted ‘Truth or Consequences’ for 18 years. Prior to beginning his career in television, Barker used to work for radio. He was the host of his own radio show called ‘The Bob Barker Show.’
In January 1945, Bob Barker got married to Dorothy Jo Gideon, who was his high school girlfriend. They were married for 36 years until Dorothy’s death in 1981. They did not have any children, nor was Barker remarried again. In 1989, he was in a relationship with Dain Parkinson; it ended in 1991.
How did Bob Barker die?
Barker died at his home in the Hollywood Hills on August 26, 2023, at the age of 99 following several years with Alzheimer’s disease, a condition that Burnet and Barker’s publicity team had kept hidden from the public. Hypertension, hyperlipidemia and hypothyroidism were listed as secondary causes of death.
"Networks decide who will have a chance to do shows, but it is the viewers who make the final decision of who stays and who goes. I am very fortunate, in that the television viewers of our country have decided that Bob Barker can stay."Bob Barker
"I'm a vegetarian - I think there's a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better."Bob Barker
"Many people have the idea that game shows are easy to come up with. And nothing could be further from the truth."Bob Barker
"I'll tell you one thing, in what I do for a living, there's no substitute for experience. I don't care how much natural talent you may have... In the type of show I do, you can depend on surprises."Bob Barker
"You can't fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights."Bob Barker