Jim lang dating game
“It stigmatized me,” he said in the Chronicle interview. At age 15 he won an audition to work at a local radio station, as a disc jockey and sports reporter.“I wouldn’t even be considered for commercials because I was so identified with that one image.”James John Lange was born Aug. He studied radio and television speech, with a minor in journalism at the university, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.The questions were designed by the show’s writers to elicit sexy answers. His big break on network TV came in 1962, when he was made an announcer and sidekick on “The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show.” Later, after “The Dating Game” brought him national recognition, he also hosted the game shows “Hollywood Connection,” “0,000 Name That Tune” and “The New Newlywed Game.” Mr.Lange also worked as a disc jockey for decades in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay area.