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Mike Stokey

Mike Stokey
Pantomime Quiz, 1952.
Born September 14, 1918
Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.
Died September 7, 2003(2003-09-07) (aged 84)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Occupation Game show host/Producer

Mike Stokey (September 14, 1918 – September 7, 2003) was an American game show host and producer, best known for Pantomime Quiz and its later incarnation, Stump the Stars. He also produced early TV specials, including A Christmas Carol in 1949, for the Jerry Fairbanks Company. Stokey also hosted Beat the Odds while it was presented at KTLA.

His ex-wife was B-movie actress Pamela Blake, with whom he had one son, Mike Stokey Jr., former USMC Vietnam veteran, whose career as a technical advisor on war movies led to his working with many notable movie giants, including Steven Spielberg. Mike Stokey Jr. recently published a book titled "River of Perfumes", about his experience during the battle of Hue in 1968.

He died from complications from liver disease on September 7, 2003 (seven days before his 85th birthday) in Las Vegas.

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