6.14.2012

'Family Feud' TV host Richard Dawson dies at 79

Richard Dawson, wisecracking entertainer in the British schemers in the 1960 sitcom "Hogan's Heroes" and a decade later started kissing thousands of women contestants as the host of the game "Family Feud" show died. He was 79.

Dawson, also known as the Cockney TV fans who POW Cpl. Peter Newkirk on "Hogan's Heroes," died Saturday night from complications associated with esophageal cancer at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, his son Gary said.

Game show, which first ran 1976-1985, pitted family try to guess the most popular responses to poll questions like "What do people give up when they go on a diet? "

He made his warm, soaring delivery of the phrase "Survey says ..." a national slogan for the viewers.

Dawson won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1978 as the best game show host. Tom flakes of The Washington Post called it "a friend to talk the fastest, lightest and most beguilingly pot since the late great Groucho jokes and parried in the 'Be Your Life." Show was so popular it was released the same day and night syndicated version.

Arrogant, pompous style (and a British accent) makes it different from other TV quizmasters. He is known for her kiss each participant, and the time to show bowed in 1985, executive producer Howard Felsher estimated that Dawson had been kissed "somewhere around 20,000."

"I kiss them for luck and love, that's all," Dawson said at the time.

He kissed one of them was Gretchen Johnson, the young participants appeared to members of his family in 1981. After a decade together, he and Dawson were married in 1991. They had one daughter, Shannon.

The Dawson reprized the character in the game shows a much better condition at the 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger movie "The Running Man," plays host to turn off a TV show set in a totalitarian future in which inmates try to escape as their executioners stalk them. "Saturday Night Live" has been mocked in the 1970s, with Bill Murray from describing him as a leering and nasty, even a slap participants (John Belushi) to be too fresh.

British-born actor who gained fame as a fast-talking Newkirk on "Hogan's Heroes," CBS comedy starring Bob Crane and laughs are mined from a Nazi POW camp the prisoners to mislead their captors and run the place itself.

Although its likely premise, the show made a top 10 ranking in his first season, 1965-1966, and ran until 1971.

"We run six years," Dawson once quipped, "one year longer than Hitler." Both "Hogan's Heroes" and "Family Feud" has a second life in the past year, the former and the recent DVD reissues on GSN , formerly known as Game Show Network.

In Dawson the last "Family Feud" in 1985, honored the studio audience with standing ovations, and he replied: "Please sit down I have to do at least 30 minutes of fun and laughter and you make me want to cry .. "

"I have the most incredible luck in my career," he told the audience, adding, "I never dreamed I would have a job that many people can handle me and I can touch them" That triggered an unexpected laugh. .

Manufacturers bring "The New Family Feud," starring comedian Ray Combs, in 1988. Six years later, Combs Dawson replaced the power, but it only lasted one season. Steve Harvey is the current host.

Dawson was born in 1932 Colin Lionel Emm in Gosport, England. When he was 14 he joined the Merchant Marines, serving three years.

He first entered show business as a taxi-up comedian, playing clubs in the West End of London at the legendary Stork Room. It was there, in the late 1950s, he met Diana DORS blond bomb, the film star who became known as the British answer to Marilyn Monroe. They married in 1959 and divorced in late 1960.

Dawson landed the role of humor in the U.S. and various events in the early 1960s, including "Steve Allen Show" and after his performance as a military prisoner in "The Dick Van Dyke Show." 1965 film "King Rat" which led to its cast are in the "Hogan Heroes", which really makes it a star with American audiences. After that, he was a regular on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh" and "The New Dick Van Dyke Show."

In the meantime, he became a frequent participant in a celebrity game show, which led to a job hosting on the same day and prime-time version of "The Match Game."

While hosting "The Match Game," he began "Family Feud", in which fame grew to the level that he is mentioned as a front-runner for winning the "Tonight Show" host chair to succeed Johnny Carson, who at that time considered retirement . Although Carson stayed put, Dawson appeared as guest host.

Dawson is survived by his widow, Gretchen, their daughter Shannon, two sons, Mark and Gary, from his first marriage, and four grandchildren.

6.12.2012

Game show host, actor Richard Dawson dead at 79

Richard Dawson brings style, unashamedly gorgeous touchy-feely of the TV game show host of "Family Feud."

British-born entertainer, who died Saturday at age 79 from complications related to esophageal cancer, previously made a mark in the 1960 hit comedy impossible situation "Hogan's Heroes", which may be mined laughs from Nazi POW camp inmates deceive their captors and run the place itself.

But that kiss, wisecracking host of the quiz show "feud" he remembers.

The show first ran 1976-1985, some families pitted against each other they try to guess the most popular answers to survey questions as "What do people give up when they go on a diet? "

The Dawson made her warm, soaring expression of the phrase "Survey says ..." a national catchphrase among fans of the show.

He won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1978 as the best game show host. Tom flakes of The Washington Post called it "a friend to talk the fastest, lightest and most beguilingly pot since the late great Groucho jokes and parried in the 'Be Your Life." Show was so popular it was released the same day and night syndicated version.

And quickly has been demonstrated by "Saturday Night Live," with Bill Murray in a satirical tribute to Dawson as a figure, glancing slap ugly that even the contestants (John Belushi) to be too fresh.

Not everyone agreed.

In a classic 1981 analysis of culture "in the Context of No Context," George WS Trust recognized "the important moments in television history" as a time when Dawson asked her contestants "guess what a poll of 100 people is the height of the women thought the average American.

"Guess what they had expected," sniffed believe, harping on the meaninglessness of such companies. "Guess what they had expected on average."

Obviously, the "feud" fans believe feuded with indifference.

For one thing, Dawson played a show, and job leads, for a laugh.

In one episode, he put the question to participants: "During what month pregnant woman starts to look pregnant?"

He cried out "September", then, later, realized that it was a silly response.

All the better to Dawson, who could not stop laughing or milking cows at this time to continue to laugh from the audience.

His overbearing, arrogant way (and the British Working-block accents) makes it different from other quizmasters TV, which, more often than not, any noise from the trend may head smooth challenging. Not Dawson, overt physical attack prone contestants private space companies - and especially women, which he kissed each one exception.

Time to show bowed in 1985, executive producer Howard Felsher estimated that Dawson had been kissed "somewhere around 20,000."

"I kiss them for luck and love, that's all," Dawson said at the time.

He kissed one of them was Gretchen Johnson, an attractive young participants to the members of his family in 1981. He and Dawson started dating, and after a decade together, they married in 1991. (Dawson is survived by his daughter Gretchen and Shannon, and two sons, Mark and Gary, from his first marriage, and four grandchildren.)

Producers of the show was revived as "The New Family Feud," starring comedian Ray Combs, in 1988. Six years later, Combs Dawson replaced the power, but it only lasted one season. Steve Harvey is the current host.

The Dawson reprized the character in the game shows a much better condition at the 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger movie "The Running Man," plays host to turn off a TV show set in a totalitarian future in which inmates try to escape as their executioners stalk them.

But long before the "feud," Dawson has gained popularity as a fast-talking Cpl. Peter Newkirk on "Hogan's Heroes," set CBS comedy starring Bob Crane in World War II. Show made the top 10 in his first season, 1965-1966, and aired until 1971.

"We run six years," Dawson once quipped, "one year longer than Hitler."

Dawson was born in 1932 Colin Lionel Emm in Gosport, England. When he was 14 he joined the Merchant Marines, serving three years.

He first entered show business as a standup comedian, playing clubs in the West End of London at the legendary Stork Room. It was there, in the late 1950s, he met Diana DORS blond bomb, the film star who became known as the British answer to Marilyn Monroe. They married in 1959 and divorced a decade later.

Dawson landed the role of humor in the U.S. and various events in the early 1960s, including "Steve Allen Show" and after his performance as a military prisoner in "The Dick Van Dyke Show." 1965 film "King Rat" which led to its cast are in the "Hogan Heroes", which really makes it a star with American audiences.

After that, he was a regular on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh" and "The New Dick Van Dyke Show."

In the meantime, he became a frequent participant in a celebrity game show, including the day and prime-time version of "The Match Game."

When I was a panelist on "Match Game," he began "Family Feud", in which fame grew to the level that he is mentioned as a front-runner for winning "Tonight Show" host chair as a successor to Johnny Carson, who at that time considered retirement. Although Carson stayed put, Dawson login appearances as guest host.

In 1985, Dawson finished length of "Family Feud" run, the studio audience honored with a standing ovation, and he replied: "Please sit down for at least 30 minutes of fun and laughter, and made me. wanted to scream. "

"I have the most incredible luck in my career," he told the audience, adding, "I never dreamed I would have a job that many people can handle me and I can touch them" That triggered a laugh, because he must know this:. host a good lover and a scamp.

6.10.2012

Richard Dawson, 79, Host Who Kissed on ‘Family Feud’

Richard Dawson, British actor and comedian who played the thief prisoner of war in the comedy "Hogan of Heroes" and has starred as the host of neat and gregarious of the game show "Family Feud", died on Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 79.

The reason was complications from esophageal cancer, his son Gary wrote on his Facebook page on Sunday.

Of the poor education of post-World War II England, G. Dawson, desire has become a dockworker at the beginning, and became one of the most popular television personalities of the 1970s and '80s. He won a Daytime Emmy in 1978 for his work on "Family Feud."

Mr. Dawson, who hurt the television executive and a homemaker makes flushed with a tendency to kiss the female contestants nervously, is host to the beginning of the run out, from 1976 to 1985. The two families will compete against each other trying to guess the most popular answers to survey questions such as, "Name of room in your home most in need of redecorating," or, "Name of the something people do to entertain the baby. "

It is one of the most popular game show in the country, leading to a late night syndicated version aired five days a week. Television executives at the time trying to get Mr. Dawson to stop Kiss, he said. Some viewers complained when he pecks on the cheek of women of other races.

Mr. Dawson said he was actively fighting discrimination in this regard.

"It is very important to me that the 'family feud I can kiss all," he said in a 2010 interview for the Archive of American Television. "That's crazy, but when I first came here Petula Clark with Nat King Cole shows, and he kissed her cheek, and 81 stations in the South that he had canceled. I kissed a black woman every day and every night on "Family Feud" for 11 years, and the world is not ending, right? "

After the show was canceled in 1985, was revived in 1988 with Ray Combs as host. Mr. Dawson returned to the show for a year in 1994. Steve Harvey is the current host.

Richard Dawson was born Colin Lionel Emm on November 20, 1932 in Gosport, Hampshire, England. His father was a mover tool, and his mother sometimes play cards to win more money for food. In a 2010 interview, he said that he had no early ambition to become an entertainer, but he does have a knack for making people laugh. He was lured to his first theatrical audition, he said, with the hope of meeting her.

After beginning his career as a comedian in England, he moved to the United States with his first wife, Diana DORS, an actor known as a divorce "British Marilyn Monroe." They were in 1966, and died in MS DORS in 1984. Mr. Dawson has earned fame early in 1960, playing Cpl. Peter Newkirk, a cheat, forger and thief, the CBS series "Hogan of Heroes," a popular joke about a Nazi prison camp where prisoners were regularly deceived their captors clunky. He also had roles in "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "Rowan & Martin Laugh-in."

In 1987 Mr. Dawson played with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the dystopian thriller "The Running Man." In the film he plays a dark caricature of himself, to host a game show in which convicted criminals have to run faster than the band a chance to win a deadly hunter independence.

Mr. Dawson is survived by his wife, Gretchen, whom he met when he was on the show "Family Feud", their daughter, Shannon Nicole, two sons from his first marriage, Gary and Mark, and four grandchildren.

Asked in a 2010 interview, how he wanted the world to remember him, he said, as a good person.

"You will not want to move to sit beside me on the bus," he said. "Or maybe you do."

6.08.2012

St. Louis Rams: Justin Blackmon Arrested for DUI, Did the Rams Get Lucky?

The Justin Blackmon is in trouble with the law, again. According to Doug Farrar of Yahoo!, Blackmon was arrested early Sunday on charges of aggravated DUI in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Blackmon is seen as a logical choice for the St. Louis Rams in 2012 NFL Draft. Some mock drafts have the Rams was the sixth overall pick Blackmon. It makes sense, because Blackmon is a productive receiver at Oklahoma State, and the Rams really wanted to find a target for the quarterback Sam Bradford in the elite.

The imitation of the Jacksonville Jaguars also made it on the eve of the draft plan, as they traded up to fifth place overall and designed Blackmon. The Rams, who do not appreciate one of the other receiver enough to take them by selecting No.. 6, traded back to No. 14 overall and is designed to overcome the LSU defensive Brockers Michael.

Still need help with wide receiver Brian Quick Rams selected from the Appalachian State at the top of the second round (No. 33 overall). Quickly seen as a lower chance of some, but it was pleasant surprise so far in training camp Rams'.

Rapidly in size and superior athleticism, combined with Blackmon arrest, a Rams' fans are happy with the way things turned out?

I knew when I saw the headline about that arrest Blackmon, the fact that the Rams almost answered him and instead consists of Quick Brown first thought that my mind already.

At the same time, I hope Janoris Jenkins saw what happened to Blackmon and keep walking a straight line.

6.06.2012

Forker Oklahoma State player Justin Blackmon arrested on DUI charge

Oklahoma authorities said Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested on charges of aggravated DUI after he allegedly has three times the legal amount of alcohol in his system.

Stillwater police spokesman Capt. Randy Dickerson said the 22 year-old former Oklahoma State star was arrested Sunday morning.

Dickerson said the breathalyzer test showed Blackmon has three times the legal amount of alcohol in his system.

The Jaguar Blackmon compiled in the fifth selection in the NFL draft this year in hopes that he can upgrade the league's worst offense.

Jaguar spokesman And Edwards said the team was aware of the report and gather information.

Blackmon was released from jail Sunday afternoon $ 1,000 bond.

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6.04.2012

Jaguars rookie WR Justin Blackmon arrested in Oklahoma on DUI charge

Jacksonville Jaguars first-round draft pick receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested on charges of aggravated DUI on Sunday after authorities in Oklahoma said he has three times the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

Former Oklahoma State star smelled of alcohol when an officer pulled over shortly after 3 am, police spokesman Captain Stillwater. Randy says Dickerson.

Blackmon agreed to do the breathalyzer test and blew .24 - three times the legal limit of 0.08, Dickerson said.

Under Oklahoma law, a driver can be charged with aggravated driving under the influence when the test shows 0.15 or higher.

The Jaguar Blackmon compiled in the fifth selection in the NFL draft this year in hopes that he can upgrade the league's worst offense.

"We are aware of reports and information gathering," a spokesman for Jaguar And Edwards said. "We have no comment at this time."

Blackmon was released from jail Sunday afternoon $ 1,000 bond. He was due in court on Monday.

Payne County Sheriff Sgt. Ingham said the Brandon jail records did not list a lawyer. His agent, Todd France, did not immediately respond to emails or phone messages seeking comment.

A Stillwater police officer, trying to pull Blackmon for speeding - 60 mph in a 35 mph zone - and driving left of center early Sunday morning, said Dickerson.

Blackmon drove about four blocks before stopping at a gas station parking lot, said Dickerson.

"He's an unstable stand, his speech was clear, and his eyes filled with tears and blood shot," Dickerson said in a statement. "He admitted to consuming alcohol before driving."

There was no one in the Chevrolet Tahoe, Dickerson said.

Blackmon was arrested earlier on suspicion of DUI offenses in Texas in 2010 after officers caught speeding on the highway suburban Dallas.

He told reporters after his arrest that he made a mistake and take full responsibility for it.

"I was humiliated in this position," said Blackmon. "I am very sorry for my family, friends and Oklahoma State together. I hope to redeem myself and prove to everyone that it was not me. I'm not this person. I was amazed by this experience and I grew from it. "

Blackman did not address any of the cost of jail time, which prosecutors described as a fine-only offense.

The Jaguars traded up to select in April Blackmon.

The 6-foot-1, 207-pound taken from the 122 tickets for 1522 Yards and 18 goals last season. He has 111 receptions for 1782 Yards and 20 goals the previous year.

"He's got his strengths," said new coach Mike Mularkey earlier this year. "He was one of those people who do not think he could be covered. That position is quite important in such conviction, you can line up and dare someone to try to stop you and believe you can. I want that edge. "Undo edits suntinganUndoUndo edits