Farewell Richard Dawson 1932-2012

Richard Dawson, host of Family Feud, has passed away at the age of 79 due to esophagus cancer. He first appeared in Hogan’s Heroes back in the 1960’s, but his true fame came when he hosted Family Feud from 1976 to 1985 and then would return for one more season in 1988-89 replacing Ray Combs. Then, he appeared in The Running Man playing an evil game show host opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger. Dawson also appeared in Sesame Street hosting the food version of Family Feud called Family Food. I used to watch Family Feud religiously when I was a child and had the board game back in 1983. Survey Says was the most iconic phrase associated with Family Feud and no one can say  it better than Richard Dawson himself. He will be missed by family, fans, and the show business community worldwide.

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