The game show host Gene Rayburn died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Popular television and radio host who many remember for his work on The Match Game. Also a musical theater performer, he starred in the Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie.
His marriage to Helen Ticknor lasted from 1940 until Ticknor’s death in 1996. The union produced a daughter named Lynn.