Convy, Bert

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Bert Convy
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Name
Convy, Bert Gender: M
born on 23 July 1934 at 16:15 (= 4:15 PM )
Place St. Louis MO, USA, 38n37, 90w11
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 00°20' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 23°56 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 16°10'



Biography

American actor and game show host. He had credits in ten Broadway shows, including "Fiddler on the Roof" and "Cabaret," plus five or more films. The affable, upbeat host of "Win, Lose or Draw" and "Tattletales," for which he won an Emmy in 1977, also guest starred on many TV shows.

As a young man, Convy's greatest love was baseball. The day after his graduation from school he signed with the Philadelphia Phillies and was sent to their farm club in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Two years later, he moved on to the music field. In 1954 he signed with a pop group called "The Cheers" as their singer and they put out several top-selling records that year and the next. In 1956, he segued into his third incarnation, as an actor. He played a long run in Los Angeles in the musical "The Billy Barnes Revue" before moving to Broadway. His most successful career of all was his talk-show host role that began in the '60s. By the time he was in his 50s, he was still boyish-looking and glib.

In April 1990, Convy was diagnosed with cancer that went into a brain tumor. He married his long-time girlfriend, Catherine Hills, in February 1991. After 15 months illness, he died on 7/15/1991 at his home in Brentwood, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1977 (Emmy award)
  • Social : Joined group 1954 (Musical group, "The Cheers")
  • Work : New Career 1956 (Acting debut)
  • Relationship : Marriage February 1991 (Catherine Hills)
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  • Death by Disease 15 July 1991 (Cancer, brain tumor, age 57 less 8 days)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin Book of American Charts

Categories

  • Notable : Awards : Emmy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Game show, talk show)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo ("The Cheers")
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Cancerous brain tumor, terminal)
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Late marriage, age 56)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Minor league, secondary)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater before TV career)

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