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Dennis James
Birth: Aug. 24, 1917
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1997
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

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) 
Family links: 
  Mildred Crawford (1911 - 1989)
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Courts of Remembrance, Columbarium of Radiant Dawn
Maintained by: Find A Grave
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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Rest in peace my Italian brother. Loved you on the Price is Right. A lot warmer than Bob Barker. Your smile says it all.
- Johnny
 Added: Oct. 19, 2016
With fond memories of my childhood watching TV....
- Linda Davis
 Added: Aug. 24, 2016

- In Memory of You
 Added: Aug. 24, 2016
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