Richard Dawson dies at 79-years-old

Monday, June 4, 2012 - 8:48pm

HOLLYWOOD HOOKUP (FOX44) – Richard Dawson, the popular game show host of “Family Feud” and actor known for his wit and charm has died. Dawson passed away from complications of esophageal cancer on Saturday at an L.A. hospital. Dawson hosted “Family Feud” for nearly a decade, making him the highest paid game show host of his day. He was 79-years-old.

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