Monty Hall, 'Let's Make a Deal' host, dead at 96

Report: “Let's Make a Deal” host Monty Hall passes away at 96

Monty Hall, whose real name was Monte Halparin, died on Saturday morning, September 30th at the age of 96 at his home in Los Angeles, according to his daughter Joanna Gleason.

Hall then began to host game shows, such as "Split Second", "Masquerade Party" and "Beat the Clock", before he hit it big on "Let's Make a Deal".

Monty Hall was born in Winnipeg, Canada on August 25th, 1921 as Maurice Halperin. After Monty stopped hosting the show, there were others who followed in his footsteps. Contestants - wearing insane costumes to attract Hall's attention and get plucked from the crowd - got to choose mystery prizes behind three bedazzled doors. Sharon, a top TV Executive and Richard, TV producer, are contributors for productions offscreen while Gleason a Tony-award winning actress.

Game show host Monty Hall and actor and comedian Mario Cantone host eBay's Let's Make A Daily Deal game show in 2009.

The most recent revival airs on CBS and it is hosted by the comedian Wayne Brady. His life and legacy is a blessing to people everywhere #LMADRIP Monty Hall Let's just pray he picked the right doorBTW a lovely man and, briefly, an excellent hockey announcer for The New York Rangers Monty Hall. "The Auctioneer" was a "pretty pedestrian" program until the concluding 10 minutes, when he would barter with audience members, Hall told the Daily Herald of suburban Chicago in 2000. He re-invented the catch phrase when announcing who would compete next on Let's Make A Deal.

"Do you want Door No. 1, No. 2 or No. 3?" had become the famous phrase of the game show, which had also allowed contestants to try their luck and winning a new auto.

His family's financial circumstances and a childhood accident stirred that charitable desire, Hall said. Wards were named in his honor at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia and other medical centers.



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