Richard Dawson

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Richard Dawson (born November 20, 1932) was an English-American actor, comedian, game show panelist, and host. He is best known for his role as Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, being the original host of the Family Feud game show from 1976–1985 and from 1994 to 1995, and for being a regular panelist on the 1970s version of Match Game on CBS from 1973 to 1978. He is also famous for, to date, his final film role, that of Damon Killian, the host of "The Running Man" in the hit 1987 film, The Running Man.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Richard Dawson (born November 20, 1932) was an English-American actor, comedian, game show panelist, and host. He is best known for his role as Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, being the original host of the Family Feud game show from 1976–1985 and from 1994 to 1995, and for being a regular panelist on the 1970s version of Match Game on CBS from 1973 to 1978. He is also famous for, to date, his final film role, that of Damon Killian, the host of "The Running Man" in the hit 1987 film, The Running Man.

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Gender -

Known Credits 19

Birthday 1932-11-20

Day of Death 2012-06-02

Place of Birth Gosport, Hampshire, England

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2008 Game Show Moments Gone Bananas as Himself
1987 The Running Man as Damon Killian
1983 Mama's Family(1 episode)
1979 Angie(1 episode)
1974 The Daytime Emmy Awards(1 episode)
1973 Match Game(0 episodes)
1972 Oliver and the Artful Dodger as Sam Sniperley / Furniture Man (voice)
1971 The New Dick Van Dyke Show(72 episodes)
1970 The Odd Couple(1 episode)
1968 The Devil's Brigade as Pvt. Hugh MacDonald
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In(1 episode)
1967 Mr. Terrific(1 episode) as Max
1966 Munster, Go Home! as Joey
1965 Hogan's Heroes(200 episodes) as Corporal Peter Newkirk
1963 The Outer Limits(1 episode)
1962 The Longest Day as British Soldier (uncredited)
1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show(1 episode)
1956 The Steve Allen Show(1 episode)
1952 I've Got a Secret(8 episodes)

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