Johnny Olson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 22, 1910

Death Date

Oct 12, 1985

Age of Death

75 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Oct 12, 1985


Tv Show Host

The tv show host Johnny Olson died at the age of 75. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for hosting the radio program Johnny Olson’s Rumpus Room and the television show Doorway to Fame, he is perhaps even better known for his TV announcing work on The Jackie Gleason Show; To Tell the Truth; What’s My Line?; The Price is Right; and Match Game.

He spent his youth in Windom, Minnesota, and later lived in Wisconsin, New York, West Virginia, and California. He died in his mid seventies of a cerebral hemorrhage.



“I rode into the dawning world of television in 1944 on a train.” (Johnny Olson)


“Because of her interest and demands, I amplified an average baritone voice into one that is loud and clear.” (Johnny Olson)


“A voice can also repel, infuriate or actually make a listener ill.” (Johnny Olson)


“Ladies be seated, the party has only begun.” (Johnny Olson)


“Ladies be seated, a laugh doesn’t cost you a dime.” (Johnny Olson)