Arthur Gordon "Art" Linkletter was a Canadian-born American radio and television personality who departed this life at the age of 97 due to natural causes. He hosted different talk shows in 1960's and 70's, and he is best known for interviewing children on "House Party" and "Kids Say the Darndest Things." He had one of the longest marriages of any celebrity in America. Born 1912 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, he earned a bachelor's degree in teaching from San Diego State Teachers College (now San Diego State University) but worked as a... more
Kathy Montilla He opened the "Happiest Homecoming on Earth" celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Disneyland
Kathy Montilla Born 1912 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Kathy Montilla Married to Lois Foerste for 74 1/2 years from 1935 until he passed away in 2010
Kathy Montilla He appeared as a guest host of "The Tonight Show" in 1962
Kathy Montilla Worked with John Guedel in the Hollywood on their pioneering radio show, "People Are Funny"
Starred in the film, "Champagne for Caesar"
Kathy Montilla Graduated with a degree in teaching, but worked as a radio announcer at KGB in San Diego
Acted in the film, "People Are Funny"
Kathy Montilla Linkletter suffered a mild stroke in 2008
Linkletter was the host of the "House Party"
Kathy Montilla He was also a member of "Pepperdine University's Board of Regents"
He hosted the, "The Art Linkletter Show" in 1954
Kathy Montilla He was the host of the "Art Linkletter's Kids" in 1963
Kathy Montilla He wrote the foreword to the bestselling self-help book "Release Your Brakes!" by James W. Newman
Kathy Montilla Inducted into the "National Speakers Association Speaker" Hall of Fame
Linkletter passed away on May 26, 2010 at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
He was the host of "People are Funny" in 1954
Art Linkletter in a "Pillsbury Buttermilk Pancake Mix" commercial
He appeared as himself in the sitcom "Small Wonder" episode "Come Fly With Me"
Kathy Montilla He wrote his autobiography, "Confessions of a Happy Man"
A Tribute to Art Linkletter
Kathy Montilla Donated funds to build the swim center named in his honor in Springfield College
Art Linkletter's interview on "InnerVIEWS" with Ernie Manouse
Art Linkletter in a "Kellogg's" Commercial with his 3 daughters
Kathy Montilla Received a lifetime achievement "Daytime Emmy" award