Wheel of Fortune

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  1. Vanna White

    Vanna White


    Vanna White (born February 18, 1957) is an American television personality and film actress best known as the hostess of Wheel of Fortune since 1982.

  2. Edd Byrnes

    Edd Byrnes


    Edd Byrnes (born July 30, 1933) is an American actor best known for his starring role in the television series 77 Sunset Strip. He also was featured in the 1978 film Grease as television teen-dance show host, Vince Fontaine, and a single-charted recording artist with "Kookie, Kookie -- Lend Me Your Comb" (with Connie Stevens).

  3. Chuck Woolery

    Chuck Woolery


    Charles Herbert "Chuck" Woolery (born March 16, 1941) is an American game show host, occasional actor and talk show host, gun advocate, and former musician. He has had long-running tenures hosting several different game shows. He was the original host of Wheel of Fortune (1975–81), the original incarnation of Love Connection (1983–94), Scrabble (1984–90, and during a brief revival in 1993), and Lingo on GSN from 2002 to 2007.

  4. Pat Sajak

    Pat Sajak


    Pat Sajak (/ˈsæk/ SAY-jak, born Patrick Leonard Sajdak; October 26, 1946) is an American television personality, former weatherman, actor and talk show host, best known as the host of the American television game show Wheel of Fortune.

  5. Merv Griffin

    Merv Griffin


    Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was a U.S. television host, musician, singer, actor, and media mogul. He began his career as a radio and big band singer who went on to appear in film and on Broadway. From 1965 to 1986 Griffin hosted his own talk show, The Merv Griffin Show, produced by Westinghouse Broadcasting (also known as Group W). He also created the game shows Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Click, Ruckus, and Merv Griffin's Crosswords with his own television production companies, Merv Griffin Enterprises and Merv Griffin Entertainment. During his lifetime, Griffin was considered an entertainment business magnate.

  6. Wheel of Fortune

    Wheel of Fortune (1983)


    Wheel of Fortune (often known simply as Wheel) is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin. The show features a competition in which contestants solve word puzzles, similar to those used in Hangman, to win cash and prizes determined by spinning a giant carnival wheel.

  7. Bob Goen

    Bob Goen


    Robert Kuehl "Bob" Goen (born December 1, 1954) is an American game show emcee and television personality, best known for his work on Entertainment Tonight between 1993 and 2004. He hosted GSN Radio, an internet radio game show, with his wife Marianne Curan.

  8. Susan Stafford

    Susan Stafford


    Susan Stafford (born October 13, 1945) a former model, television and film star, she was best known as the original hostess of the popular American game show Wheel of Fortune from January 6, 1975 until she left on October 22, 1982. She also returned briefly in 1986 to substitute for current wheel co-host Vanna White.

  9. Charlie O'Donnell

    Charlie O'Donnell


    Charles John "Charlie" O'Donnell (August 12, 1932 – November 1, 2010) was an American radio and television announcer, primarily known for his work on game shows. Among them, he was best known for Wheel of Fortune, where he worked from 1975 to 1980, and again from 1989 until his death.

  10. Rolf Benirschke

    Rolf Benirschke


    Rolf Joachim Benirschke (born February 7, 1955) is a former American football player in the National Football League. Benirschke played for the San Diego Chargers as their placekicker from 1978 until 1986.

  11. Wheel of Fortune

    Wheel of Fortune (1988)


    Wheel of Fortune is a British television game show created by Merv Griffin. Contestants compete to solve word puzzles, similar to those used in Hangman, to win cash and prizes. The title refers to the show's giant carnival wheel that contestants spin throughout the course of the game to determine their cash and/or prizes. The programme aired between 19 July 1988 and 21 December 2001 and was produced by Scottish Television (STV) for the ITV network - having effectively replaced Now You See It as STV's prime time game show offering for the ITV network. It mostly follows the same general format from the original version of the programme from the United States, with a few minor differences.

  12. Jack Clark

    Jack Clark


    Jack Leslie Clark (November 25, 1925 – July 21, 1988) was an American television game show host and announcer. He is best known for hosting The Cross-Wits, and as an offstage announcer for Wheel of Fortune. On the latter, he succeeded original announcer Charlie O'Donnell and held the role from 1980 until his death in 1988.

  13. M. G. Kelly

    M. G. Kelly


    Michael Gary Kelly (born 1952 in Ada, Oklahoma), known professionally as M. G. Kelly and Machine Gun Kelly, is an actor, disc jockey and radio personality. In addition to hosting several radio programs over the years, Kelly has held several acting roles as a disc jockey; also, he has served as an offstage announcer on two game shows.

  14. Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune

    Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune (2008)


    Wheel of Fortune is an Australian television game show produced by Grundy Television. The program aired on the Seven Network from 1981 to 2004 and January to July 2006 and is mostly based on the same general format as the original American version of the program. After Wheel of Fortune ended, the format was revived by the Nine Network in 2008 as Million Dollar Wheel of Fortune, until it was cancelled in June 2008 due to low ratings and following arguments from long-time host John Burgess concerning why he did not like the revamped format.

  15. Jim Thornton

    Jim Thornton

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    Jim Thornton (born March 8, 1965) is a television and radio announcer.

  16. Harry Friedman

    Harry Friedman


    Harry Friedman (born November 12, 1946) is an American television industry executive. He has been the executive producer of America's highest-rated syndicated game shows, Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, since 1999. Initially he shared the title of executive producer with the shows' creator, Merv Griffin, but since Griffin's 2000 retirement, he has served as their sole executive producer.

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