Jim lang dating game
The show’s format: A young man or woman questions three members of the opposite sex, hidden from view, to determine which one would be the best date.
The questions were designed by the show’s writers to elicit sexy answers. “We’d go out to dinner, and then I’d go over to your house.” Lange was born in St.
He hosted a show for a few years before attending school at the University of Minnesota and then spent a few years as a Marine, the Bay Area Radio Museum noted in a 1992 interview with him.
The show's format: A young man or woman questions three members of the opposite sex, hidden from view, to determine which one would be the best date. " a teenage Michael Jackson asked one of his potential dates on a 1972 episode of the show. "We'd go out to dinner, and then I'd go over to your house." Lange was born on Aug. Paul, Minn., where at 15 he discovered a passion for local radio after winning an audition at a local station.Lange was known for blowing a kiss goodbye to the audience at the end of each episode."Jim Lange was one of the great show hosts of television.Always in control, but with a soft enough hand to make everyone feel welcome and comfortable," "Charles in Charge" star Willie Aames, who appeared on "The Dating Game" in 1978, told TODAY.The game show often featured aspiring stars as bachelors and bachelorettes. Paul, Minn., and discovered radio while still a teen after winning an audition at a local station.He appeared on the show for more than a decade, charming audiences with his mellifluous voice and wide, easygoing grin and playing host to many celebrity guests.Even a pre-“Charlie’s Angels” Farrah Fawcett appeared on the program, introduced as “an accomplished artist and sculptress” with a dream to open her own gallery. Though Lange had a successful career in radio, he is best known for his television role on ABC’s , which debuted in 1965 and on which he appeared for more than a decade, playing host to many celebrity guests. He died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack, his wife Nancy told the Associated Press Wednesday.debuted in 1965, and Lange served as a host to average Americans, a pre-fame Farrah Fawcett, and celebrity guests like Michael Jackson over the course of a decade.Jim Lange, the original host of the long-running game show "The Dating Game" died Tuesday in Mill Valley, Calif., after suffering a heart attack, his wife, Nancy, told TODAY. He appeared as the host of the ABC show after spending his early career in radio, and hosted the program during its on-and-off runs from 1965 to 1980.