Dennis James, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Dennis James

actor, television personality, game show host, announcer

Date of Birth: 24-Aug-1917

Place of Birth: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Date of Death: 03-Jun-1997

Profession: actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Dennis James

  • Dennis James (born Demie James Sposa, August 24, 1917 – June 3, 1997) was an American television personality, philanthropist, and commercial spokesman.
  • Up until 1976, he had appeared on TV more times and for a longer period than any other television star.
  • Often referred to as "The Dean of Game Show Hosts", he is credited as the host of television's first network game show, the DuMont Network's Cash and Carry (1946).
  • James was also the first person to host a telethon (raising over $700,000,000 for United Cerebral Palsy throughout his career), the first to appear in a television commercial, first to emcee a variety show, and first to appear on video tape; over 25 "firsts" in all.

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