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Dennis James
Birth: Aug. 24, 1917
Death: Jun. 3, 1997

Television Pioneer. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, he is credited as the host of television's first network game show. He began his career in radio, moved to television, helped to found the DuMont network in 1946 and became the first host of ABC's game show, "Chance of a Lifetime" in 1952. His game show hosting duties spanned more then four decades for programs to include "The Price Is Right", "Name That Tune", "High Finance", "The New Price Is Right" and "Lets Make a Deal". He also was the first person to ever host a telethon and even the first person to do a TV commercial. In 1996, he received a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He died of cancer at age 79 in Palm Springs, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Courts of Remembrance, Columbarium of Radiant Dawn
 
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Record added: Dec 08, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 7477
Dennis James
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Dennis James
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Dennis James
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- Sharon
 Added: Aug. 27, 2013
Happy Birthday....................
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