Richard Dawson dies at 79; host of TV’s ‘Family Feud’
Dawson was a British actor who appeared in ‘Hogan’s Heroes.’ He went on to host the game show ‘Family Feud,’ charming female contestants by kissing them on the lips.
By Greg Braxton
Los Angeles Times
June 3, 2012
Richard Dawson, the British actor who went from comedy co-star in the popular TV series “Hogan’s Heroes” to his best-known role as the charming host of the TV game show “Family Feud” with his trademark of kissing the female contestants on the lips, has died. He was 79.