John Leonard "Johnny" Olson (May 22, 1910 – October 12, 1985) was an American radio personality and television announcer. His work spanned 32 game shows produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman from the late 1950s through the mid 1980s. He was also the announcer of The Jackie Gleason Show from 1962 to 1970.
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... Olson died on Saturday, October 12, 1985 in Santa Monica, California, six days after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage ... staff and crew of The Price Is Right learned of Olson's condition as studio 33 at CBS Television City was being prepared for another day's taping ... There was no on-air mention of Olson's death until October 15 when then-host Bob Barker paid tribute to Olson in an attached segment that followed the end credits ...
... career by the legendary television game show announcer Johnny Olson after they met in 1971 on the set of the syndicated version of What's My Line? ... Following Johnny's death in 1985, the Olson family entrusted Randy with the many mementos, photos, clippings, awards and scripts that Johnny had saved during his 50 ... An extensive tribute to Johnny Olson is included at West's personal web site, as is a separate tribute to Rod Roddy, who died in 2003 ...
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