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Tom Kennedy

Presenter from United States of America

Tom Kennedy James Edward Narz (born February 26, 1927), known professionally as Tom Kennedy, is an American television presenter best known for his work in game shows. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he is the younger brother of host Jack Narz who was brother-in-law of host Bill Cullen. Kennedy has hosted multiple game shows in his career, including You Don't Say!, Split Second and Name That Tune. Kennedy's biggest hit series were You Don't Say! (which aired on NBC from 1963–1969 and on ABC in 1975), Split Second (1972–1975), Name That Tune (1974–1981), and Password Plus, which he hosted from 1980–1982 following the illness (and later death) of original host Allen Ludden due to stomach cancer. His other hosting credits include The Big Game (1958), Doctor IQ (1958–1959), It's Your Bet (1971–1972), Break the Bank (1976), 50 Grand Slam (1976), To Say the Least (1977–1978), Whew! (1979–1980), Body Language (1984–1986), a syndicated nighttime version of The Price Is Right (1985–1986) and Wordplay (1986–1987). He also briefly hosted a talk show, The Real Tom Kennedy Show, in the early 1970s, and appeared as a panelist on To Tell the Truth. As an actor, he made guest appearances on such shows as The  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
James Narz
Date of birth
1927-02-26
Place of birth
Louisville
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Betty Gevedon
Siblings
Jack Narz
Profession
Presenter

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