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Name: Edward Peter Leo McMahon, Jr.                                               
Born: 6 March 1923 Detroit, Michigan, USA                                         
Edward "Ed" Peter Leo McMahon, Jr. (born March 6, 1923) is an American comedian, 
game show host, announcer and television personality most famous for his work on 
television as Johnny Carson's announcer on Who Do You Trust? from 1957 to 1962   
and on the Tonight Show, from 1962 to 1992, and as the host of the talent show   
Star Search, from 1983 to 1995. He later also became well-known as the presenter 
of American Family Publishing sweepstakes (not to be confused with Publishers     
Clearing House) who arrives unannounced at the homes of winners. He subsequently 
made a series of Neighborhood Watch Public Service Announcements reprising that   
role in parody.                                                                   
He also cohosts the Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon', and has performed in         
numerous television commercials, most notably for Budweiser.                     
In the 1970s and 1980s, he anchored the team of NBC personalities conducting the 
network's coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.                         
McMahon has appeared in several films, including The Incident (1967), Fun With   
Dick and Jane (1977), Full Moon High (1981), Butterfly (1982) and in a brief bit 
in the film version of Bewitched (2005).