Linkletter, Art

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Name
Linkletter, Art Gender: M
Kelley, Arthur Gordon
born on 17 July 1912 at 04:38 (= 04:38 AM )
Place Moosejaw, Canada, 50n23, 105w32
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 24°29' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 06°03 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 28°34'



Art Linkletter

Biography

Canadian entertainer. An emcee and ad-libber extraordinaire, he talked to some 30,000 people in his 16 years as a radio and TV announcer. His three shows, "People Are Funny," "House Party" and "Life with Linkletter" were extremely popular. Since 1933, when he first became an announcer, he had talked extemporaneously and non-stop.

The son of an unwed mom, he was adopted by an elderly couple who moved to California with him when he was three. He always referred to himself as an orphan.

His daughter, Diane died of drug suicide 10/04/1969. After that time, he invested much of his time, energy and resources into various youth-oriented programs and charitable activities.

Linkletter died on May 26, 2010 at his Bel Air (Los Angeles) home.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Death, Cause unspecified 26 May 2010 (Age 97 in Los Angeles)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Baird file, from Ziegler

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Adopted (Adopted by elderly couple)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Drug involved (Daughter)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (Youth organizations)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book