Geoff Edwards

Game Show Host
Born Feb 15, 1931

Geoffrey Bruce Owen "Geoff" Edwards is an American television actor, game show host and radio personality. Over the past decade and a half, he has been a writer and broadcaster on travel.

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1931 Birth Born on February 13, 1931.


1963 32 Years Old As a news reporter, Edwards was present in the basement of the Dallas Police Department when Jack Ruby shot suspected John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald on November 24, 1963. … Read More
1968 37 Years Old After a few short stints at other stations, Edwards was hired at KMPC in Los Angeles, occupying the 9 a.m.-Noon slot for several years beginning in 1968. … Read More


1971 40 Years Old After that series ended, Edwards pursued a game show career; this began with Says Who? in 1971 followed by Cop-Out! in late 1972—however, both shows eventually turned out to be unsold pilots.
1973 42 Years Old His first full-time game show hosting stint took place from March through June 1973 on Jack Barry's Hollywood's Talking, a remake of a late 1960s ABC game Everybody's Talking and the Canadian hit Eye Bet. … Read More
1974 43 Years Old Six months later, in January 1974, NBC and Bob Stewart Productions hired Edwards to host the New York-based Jackpot. … Read More
1977 46 Years Old Other game shows Edwards hosted over the years included the New York-based Shoot For the Stars in 1977, Chain Reaction (as a substitute host for Bill Cullen in 1980 and a regular host from 1986–91, having taken over from Blake Emmons), Starcade, Play the Percentages and a revival of Jackpot from 1989-90.


1985 54 Years Old Edwards also was a substitute host in 1985 on Let's Make a Deal. … Read More
1986 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1986, Geoff became host of The Big Spin, the game show of the California Lottery, and would remain host of that program until his retirement from television in 1995. … Read More


1991 60 Years Old His commuting days ended following the finale of Chain Reaction in 1991.
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