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Hugh Downs (TV Show Host) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Hugh Downs
Hugh Malcolm Downs is an American broadcaster, advertiser and programmer; TV show; news anchor; Manufacturer of televisions; author; game show host; and composer. Regularly appearing on television from the mid-1940s to the late 1990s, he had a number of successful roles on morning, golden hour, and late-night television. For many years, he held the Guinness World Record for most hours watched on commercial network television, before being surpassed by Regis Philbin. Downs was host and assistant of Tonight Starring Jack Paar from 1957 to 1962, co-host NBC News Today from 1962 to 1971, host of the game Concentration from 1958 to 1969 and ABC News 20/20 host from 1978 to 1999. Downs began his radio career in 1939 and began live television in 1945 in Chicago, where he became a regular. across a number of national programs over the next decade.
BornHugh Malcolm Downs, February 14, 1921, Akron, Ohio, U.S.
DiedJuly 1, 2020, Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
OccupationTelevision broadcaster, television host, television producer, author, game show presenter, music composer, radio announcer, radio programmer
Years active1939–2007

About Hugh Downs

Hugh Downs
Hugh Downs

TV Show Host Hugh Downs was born on February 14, 1921 in Akron, Ohio, United States (He dies at the age of 99, on July 1, 2020).

Emmy Award-winning television anchor known for his work on ABC's TV-Show 20/20 and on NBC's Today. He also hosted the Over Easy chat show on PBS.

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Hugh Downs before becoming famous

Hugh Downs was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1921 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Rooster (雞).

He went to Columbia University and Wayne State University.

Achievement of Hugh Downs

He hosted the popular Concentration game show for over ten years.

Hugh Downs's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

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Hugh Downs

He grew up in the Ohio towns of Akron, Lima, and Bluffton. On February 17, 1944, he married Ruth Shaheen, with whom he had two children.

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Hugh Downs Collabed with

He and Journalist Barbara Walters, a television star, co-hosted a show called Not for Women Only.

Hugh Downs Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Hugh Downs updated on March 11 2023.