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Another former game show host, Geoff Edwards, dies

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Former television game show host, Geoff Edwards has passed away, according to his agent Fred Westbrook. Edwards was 83. He died from complications of pneumonia at a Santa Monica, California hospital.

Westbrook went to say that in recent years Edwards had been making radio appearances and writing a travel blog. Edwards hosted the game show ‘Jackpot’ for which he was nominated for an Emmy. He also hosted ‘Treasure Hunt and ‘The New Treasure Hunt’ in the 1970s as well as ‘Chain Reaction’ and ‘Play the Percentages.’ He would often play host to celebrity contestants.

As an actor, he appeared ‘Petticoat Junction,’ ‘Trapper John, M.D.’ and had been a regular on ‘The Bobby Darin Show.’

Born February 15, 1931 in Westfield, New Jersey, Edwards is survived his wife of more than 30 years, Michael Feffer Edwards and two children.


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