TV presenter Tom Kennedy, who boasted of similar Name this melody and A split second, died October 7 at the age of 93, according to friend Steve Beverly. The cause of death is unknown, although Beverly shared on Facebook that Kennedy “has not been well in recent months.”
Kennedy, who was born Jim Narc, has been in business since the 1958s Great game and Dr. IQ, which aired throughout the 1958-59 season. His first big success was NBC You don’t say! which lasted from 1963 to 1969; the series was later revived by ABC six years later. In 1972 he hosted the “Split Seconds” created by Monty Hall, and from 1974 to 81 he invited people Name this melody.
Other hosting credits include Break the bank and 50 Grand Slam in 1976; At least from 1977-78; Body language from 1984-86; Word game from 1986-87; and prime syndicated version The price is correct from 1985-86.
Kennedy also took on placement responsibilities Password plus after the illness and death of the owner, Allen Ludden.
In addition to game shows, Kennedy also conducted A real Tom Kennedy show, talk show, in 1970, was a participant in the discussion To tell the truth,, Hollywood Square and Liars Club. He was also the announcer of the comedy Betty White Meeting with angels from 1957 to 1958.
At the front of the script, he starred in acting And the girl,, Ghost and Mrs. Muir,, Gun and Hardcastle and McCormick, among others.
He is survived by three children, a daughter-in-law, a granddaughter and a sister.