See What Your Favorite ’80s Game Show Hosts Look Like Today
Classic game show hosts come and go, but they’re never forgotten. Bob Eubanks, Marc Summers, and Chuck Barris are names we still remember today — and you’ll be surprised to see what they’re up to now!
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When it comes to TV hosts, none are quite as rememberable as Peter Marshall, the host of Hollywood Squares, who today is 91 years old.
“I think of all the fun we had, and most of these people aren’t still with us,” he told Closer Weekly about the show, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. “It kind of breaks my heart.”
Another interesting fact about Hollywood Squares you might not have known is that it was responsible for catapulting Burt Reynolds into stardom!
“Burt Reynolds was not very well-known when he started the show,” Peter said. “He was so cute on Squares that The Tonight Show hired him and he did the Cosmo centerfold and all of a sudden he was this huge star. He was a really good guy.”
Click through the gallery to see what other classic game show hosts are doing now.
Peter Marshall (Hollywood Squares)
He's now 91 years old and was inducted into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame in 2013.
Chuck Barris (The Gong Show, The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game)
The 87-year-old now publishes non-fiction books.
Bob Eubanks (Card Sharks and The Newlywed Game)
He's now 78 years old and still makes appearances on TV, his most recent one being on Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars.
Tom Kennedy (You Don't Say!, Password Plus, Wordplay, Body Language)
The 89-year-old retired from the game show business in 1989. Since then, he's been living a quiet life with his wife and four children.
Wink Martindale (Tic Tac Dough, Gambit, Debt)
The 82-year-old is still working and runs a YouTube channel called Wink's Vault.
Bob Barker (The Price is Right)
The 92-year-old retired in 2007 and released his autobiography, Priceless Memories, in 2009.
Chuck Woolery (Love Connection)
The 75-year-old now hosts his own podcast called Blunt Force Truth.
John Davidson (That's Incredible!)
The 74-year-old now lives in Florida with his three children.
Wesley Eure (Finders Keepers)
Now 65 years old, he lives in Louisiana and writes children's books.
Vicki Lawrence (Win, Lose or Draw)
Now 67, Vicki is still active in the acting world and recently appeared on a celebrity edition of Family Feud.
Marc Summers (Double Dare)
Now 64 years old, Marc is active on Twitter and is working on a documentary about his life.
Ron Ely (Face the Music)
The 78-year-old now lives in Connecticut and writes mystery novels.