Howard Michael Mandel (born November 29, 1955) is a Canadian comedian, television personality, screenwriter, actor, voice actor, producer, director, entrepreneur, game show host, and author. He hosted the CNBC (originally NBC) game show Deal or No Deal, as well as the show's daytime and Canadian-English counterparts. In 1987, Mandel starred alongside Amy Steel in the comedy film Walk Like a Man. From 1982 to 1988, Mandel played rowdy ER intern Dr. Wayne Fiscus on the NBC medical drama St. Elsewhere. He also created, voiced, and starred in the FOX's children's cartoon Bobby's World, and he judges on NBC's America's Got Talent.