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Also Known As: Demie James Sposa Died: June 3, 1997
Born: Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA Profession: game show host, announcer, actor, sales person

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Method, The (1996) The Dean
2.
 Rocky III (1982) Wrestling Commentator
3.
 One And Only, The (1978) Himself
4.
 Star-athon '92: A Weekend With the Stars (1992) Host (New York)
5.
 Starathon '91 (1991) Host (New York)
6.
 Starathon '90 (1990) Host (New York)
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Sold dog supplies at Abercrombie & Fitch
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Got a job at a radio station in NJ
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Served three years in the Army during WWII
1938:
Received a do-it-all contract with the DuMont network
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Moved to Los Angeles, CA in the 1960s
1972:
Hosted game show "The Price Is Right"
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Hosted game show "Name That Tune"
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Established own production company
1997:
Diagnosed with lung cancer in January; 30 years after he had stopped smoking
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Education

St Peter's College: Jersey City , New Jersey -
Theater School of Dramatic Arts, Carnegie Hall: New York , New York -

Notes

Hosted the United Cerebral Palsy telethons for 47 years and credited for raising over 1 billion dollars for charity.

Longtime commercial spokesman for Old Gold Cigarettes and the Kellog's cereal company

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wife:
Micki James. Second wife; married for 47 years; survived him.

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brother:
Frank Sposa. Survived him.
son:
Dennis James Jr. From a previous marriage; survived him.
son:
Brad James. Mother Mickie; survived him.
son:
Randy James. Mother Mickie; survived him.
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