Bob Barker


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  • Birth Name: Robert William Barker
  • Birth Place: Darrington, WA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/12/1923, Sagittarius
  • Profession: TV host; actor
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Exclusive: Bob Barker Packs a Punch in Happy Gilmore Homage on Bold and the Beautiful

The price is wrong, bitch! Game show icon Bob Barker will spoof his classic fight scene from Happy Gilmore — the one where he beat the bejesus out of Adam Sandler — on the Thursday, Aug. 28 episode of CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful. The plot has bad boy Wyatt Spencer (Darin Brooks) foolishly mouthing off about Barker's pet cause — pets! Not only does TV Guide Magazine have an exclusive video preview of the resulting smackdown (below), we also spoke to the 90-year-old Barker to get all the deets.

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Exclusive: The Bold and the Beautiful Heads to the Middle East

In a first for daytime drama, The Bold and the Beautiful is gearing up for a location shoot in the United Arab Emirates — specifically Abu Dhabi and Dubai — that will more

Bob Barker Turns 90 with The Price Is Right ... and Margaritas!

Bob Barker may be turning 90, but he still knows how to party. The former Price Is Right host returns to the long-running game show Thursday to celebrate the big 9-0, but Barker got a head start on the more


Nisshin Maru Found
Getting Back In the Game
Bob Barker Still Got the Moves
New Captain at the Helm

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Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore [HD]
Happy Gilmore

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Showdown [HD]
Family Guy: Screwed the Pooch
The Lesser of Two Evils
Denver McKee

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2007 Bob Barker TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2005 Daytime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Guest
2003 The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular TV Show Series, Host
1996 Happy Gilmore Movie, Actor - Himself
1981 That's My Line TV Show Series, Host

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The Price Is Right Exclusive: First Look at Bob Barker's 90th Birthday Celebration

Bob Barker, come on down! The Price Is Right kicks off its special Pet Adoption Week on Monday on CBS (check local listings for times), and it all leads up to Barker's 90th birthday celebration on Thursday. read more

Keck's Exclusives: The Price is Right Welcomes Back Barker For 90th Birthday

One lucky (and unsuspecting) audience attending an upcoming taping of The Price is Right will be treated to an appearance by the game show's longtime host Bob Barker, as the Emmy Award-winning legend returns to his old CBS Television City studio to celebrate his 90th birthday.

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Exclusive: Oh Sit Producer Brings Back Game Shows Truth or Consequences, Treasure Hunt

Truth or Consequences, one of the most popular game shows from the early days of TV, could be making a comeback. The Gurin Company, which produces Oh Sit! for The CW, has licensed the rights to the show and is currently shopping it to networks.

"Truth or Consequences is a great collection of game, stunt, hidden camera, reunions, surprises, strange talents and unique guests," says Phil Gurin, president and CEO of The Gurin Company. "It's just a really fun show. We're taking the original show and making it bigger."

Truth or Consequences ran for 38 years on radio and TV, including on both CBS and NBC, and later in syndication. The show, which Gurin licensed from Ralph Edwards Productions (which launched it on radio in 1939), was Bob Barker's first TV job in 1956. A town in New Mexico renamed itself Truth or Consequences, N.M., in homage and is still called that to this day.

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Drew Carey Calls Bob Barker's Price Is Right Snub a Big Misunderstanding

Bob Barker was not deliberately left out of The Price Is Right's 40th anniversary special, according to Drew Carey.

"I feel really bad about that," Carey tells TMZ. "It wasn't because of animosity or anything like that. ... It just didn't occur to anybody to invite him personally to be on the show because it was a salute to the contestants." read more

Why Wasn't Bob Barker Invited to The Price is Right's 40th Birthday Bash?

Nobody asked him to "Come on down!" CBS' The Price is Right celebrates its 40th anniversary on Tuesday's episode with host Drew Carey welcoming favorite contestants from the past, but don't expect to see the show's original, much-loved emcee Bob Barker. He wasn't invited. (CBS declined comment; a source with the show says Barker will be seen via vintage clips.) read more

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