How Richard Dawson Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Richard Dawson reached the respectable age of 79 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Tv Actor.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Comic actor who was the original host of the game show Family Feud after previously being a regular on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In and The New Dick Van Dyke Show.

He married Diana Dors in 1959, and the couple had two sons named Mark and Gary.

How did Richard Dawson die?

Richard Dawson's death was caused by Esophageal Cancer.

Information about the death of Richard Dawson
Cause of deathEsophageal Cancer
Age of death79 years
ProfessionTv Actor
BirthdayNovember 20, 1932
Death dateJune 2, 2012
Place of deathRonald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialPierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park & Mortuary, Los Angeles, California, United States

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About 30 million people see me every week – I’m a happy man.

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And I asked my mother about it; I said, ‘Is there something wrong?’ She said, ‘God… God makes people. You understand that, don’t you?’ And I said, ‘Yeah!’ She said, ‘Who makes a rainbow?” I said, ‘God.’ She said, ‘I never presumed to tell anyone who could make a rainbow what color to make children.’

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Hogan’s Heroes’ lasted longer than the war.

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You wouldn’t want to move if you sat next to me on the bus. Or maybe you would.

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It’s important to me that on ‘Family Feud’ I could kiss all the people. It sounds crazy but when I first came here Petula Clark was on a show with Nat King Cole and he kissed her on the cheek and eighty-one stations in the South canceled him. I kissed black women daily and nightly on ‘Family Feud’ and the world didn’t come to an end, did it?

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