Bob Barker’s reason for dying has been revealed.
TMZ experiences the Value is Proper host succumbed to Alzheimer’s illness on the finish of August.
Barker was 99.
The TV character’s dying certificates states that he was recognized with Alzheimer’s illness a number of years in the past. He by no means addressed it publicly.
“We misplaced a beloved member of the CBS household immediately with the passing of Bob Barker,” CBS stated in an announcement saying his passing.
“Throughout his 35 years as host of The Value Is Proper, Bob made numerous individuals’s goals come true and everybody really feel like a winner after they have been known as to ‘come on down.'”
“Along with his legendary 50-year profession in broadcasting, Bob will probably be remembered as a devoted animal rights activist.”
“Daytime tv has misplaced certainly one of its most iconic stars.”
Barker was finest identified for his work on The Value Is Proper, which he hosted for 35 years from 1972 to 2007.
Drew Carey, the present recreation present host, paid tribute through social media.
“Very unhappy day for the Value Is Proper household, and animal lovers all around the world,” Carey wrote on X, previously generally known as Twitter.
“There hasn’t been a day on set that I did not consider Bob Barker and thank him. I’ll carry his reminiscence in my coronary heart without end.”
Barker’s Hollywood profession preceded The Value Is Proper, with him internet hosting Reality or Penalties from 1956-1975.
Different TV credit embody The Bob Barker Present, Miss Universe, and Miss USA.
On the large display screen, he starred reverse Adam Sandler in Comfortable Gilmore.
Barker was additionally well-known for being an animal rights advocate and accomplished a wealth of charity work surrounding animals throughout his lifetime.
The enduring character was born in 1923 and moved to California within the Fifties to pursue a profession in broadcasting.
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