Death of Jim Lange

August 15, 1932 - February 25, 2014
Mill Valley, California | Age 81

First host of 'The Dating Game dies
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CHANNING JOSEPH, The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show "The Dating Game," has died at his home in California. He was 81.

He died Tuesday morning in Mill Valley after suffering a heart attack, his wife Nancy told The Associated Press Wednesday.

Though Lange had a successful career in radio, he is best known for his television role on ABC's "The Dating Game," which debuted in 1965 and on which he appeared for more...

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