GARRY MOORE Biography - Socialites, celebrities and People in the fashion industry


Biography » socialites celebrities and people in the fashion industry » garry moore


Name: Thomas Garrison Morfit.                                                       
Born: 31 January 1915 Baltimore, Maryland                                           
Died: 28 November 1993 Hilton Head, South Carolina                                   
Garry Moore (January 31, 1915 – November 28, 1993) was an American entertainer,   
game show host and comedian, best known for his work in television. He began as     
a radio personality in the 1940s.                                                   
Born as Thomas Garrison Morfit, Moore was a television host on several game and     
variety show programs during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.                             
Moore's career began in the radio industry after dropping out of high school. He     
moved on to the television industry following success as a radio host. Moore         
hosted the The Garry Moore Show, game show I've Got a Secret, and game show To       
Tell the Truth. His popularity on I've Got a Secret led to a movie appearance,       
where he played himself on the set of the show.                                     
After being diagnosed with throat cancer in 1976, Moore retired from the             
television industry. He spent his time in South Carolina, and his summer home in     
Maine during retirement. He died on November 28, 1993.