American television game show host and producer
1918 – Jack Barry was born 20th of March in Lindenhurst, New York.
1940 – Barry began on radio, where he met his partner Dan Enright.
1956 – Hosted the Twenty One, which was sponsored by Geritol, and Tic Tac Dough.
1958-1973 – Producer of game show "Concentration".
1960 – Barry was involved in the quiz show scandals, which brought Barry & Enright down.
1972 – He hosted the highly unsuccessful Reel Game.
1975 – Barry created the short-lived Blank Check.
1976 – Jack Barry hosted The Joker’s Wild.
He made a revival of Break the Bank, with former You Don’t Say! Host Tom Kennedy as emcee.
1980 – Jack Barry created Play the Percentages.
1984 – Barry made his final creation, Hot Potato, with game show king Bill Cullen as emcee.
1984 – Barry died 2nd of May from a heart attack while jogging in Central Park.