Obituary of Chuck Barris

Chuck Barris

Chuck Barris (born on June 3rd, 1929) was an TV Personality who was best known for hosting the hugely popular "The Gong Show" and creating various other iconic American TV game shows. Chuck died on March 21st, 2017 and his death was possibly because of natural causes (old age). He was 87 years old.

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Chuck Barris Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Barris, Chuck
    • Common Name: Chuck Barris
    • Birth Name: Charles Hirsch Barris
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Oakland, New Jersey, U.S.
    • Birth Date: June 03, 1929
    • Age: 87 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Charles Hirsch
    • Category/Genre: TV Personality

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Mary Rudolph (married 2000-2017, his death)
      • Robin Altman (married 1980-divorced 1999)
      • Lyn Levy (married 1957-divorced 1976)
    • Father: Nathaniel Barris
    • Mother: Edith Barris (née Cohen)
    • Daughters:
      • Della Barris (born, December 24, 1962-died, July 28, 1998)

Death Notice:

  • Date: March 21, 2017
  • Place: Palisades, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Natural causes (unspecified)

Category Tags:

TV Personality American Born on June 3rd Born in 1929 Born in New JerseyDied in 2017Died from Natural causes

Quotable Quotes:

"If you stick in the business of being creative, you get hurt. And creative disappointment seems so much harder to take than any other kind. But if you're not prepared to get hurt like that, life can be pretty boring. I think I'm going to keep on going." (IMDB)

"If I look like I am about to die, I would suggest you move me off the carpet."

Is Chuck Barris still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Related Links:

Wikipedia.org: Chuck Barris
IMDB.com: Chuck Barris

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Last Updated: 2021-10-19 17:00:07
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