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Also Known As: Patrick Leonard Sajdak Died:
Born: October 26, 1946 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: game show host, talk show host

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Airplane II: The Sequel (1982) Buffalo Anchorman
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5.
 Vanna White: Game Show Goddess (1999) Interviewee
7.
 Intimate Portrait: Vanna White (1998) Interviewee
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Won a contest to guest deejay on WLS Radio's "Dick Biondi Show"
1968:
Enlisted in the U.S. Army and sent to Vietnam; worked as a disk jockey for Armed Forces Radio
1977:
Worked as a weatherman for KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, CA
1981:
Began hosting daytime version of Merv Griffin created game show "Wheel of Fortune" (NBC); left hosting duty in 1989 to focus on late-night talk show
1982:
Made a cameo as an anchorman in the comedy feature "Airplane II: The Sequel"
1983:
Began hosting the syndicated version of "Wheel of Fortune"
1987:
Won a People's Choice Award for Favorite Game Show Host
1989:
Hosted the short-lived late night talk show "The Pat Sajak Show"; also executive produced
1991:
Returned to regularly hosting syndicated "Wheel of Fortune"
1994:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2003:
Hosted "Pat Sajak Weekend" on Fox News Channel
2011:
Received Lifetime Achievement Award from Daytime Emmy Awards
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Education

Columbia College Chicago: Chicago , Illinois -

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wife:
Sherrill Sajak. Married c. 1979; divorced in 1986.
wife:
Lesly Brown. Photographer, former model. Born c. 1965 in Maryland, graduated with degree in television from University of Maryland in 1986; married on December 31, 1989 in Annapolis Maryland.

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son:
Patrick Sajak. Born c. 1991; mother, Lesly Sajak.
daughter:
Maggie Marie Sajak. Born January 5, 1995; mother, Lesly Sajak.

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