Host Of 'Family Feud', Actor Richard Dawson Has Died At Age 79
Reported by Outsiders - 01:08 PM 2012.06.03
Richard Dawson, the charming actor and Emmy-winning host of Family Feud, one of television's most popular game shows, died Saturday night at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He was 79.
Dawson played cockney Brit Peter Newkirk on the classic CBS sitcom Hogan's Heroes from 1965 to 1971 and parodied his TV persona as the snarky bad guy in Stephen King's 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger action film The Running Man. He also was a regular on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In in the early 1970s.