Charles Herbert "Chuck" Woolery (born March 16, 1941) is an American game show host. He has had long-running tenures hosting several different game shows. He was the original host of Wheel of Fortune from 1975–81, the original incarnation of Love Connection from 1983–94, and Scrabble from 1984–90 (and during a brief revival in 1993). He also hosted Lingo on Game Show Network (GSN) from 2002–07, and most recently hosted Think Like a Cat, which premiered on GSN on November 15, 2008, and he has occasionally dabbled in other entertainment roles including acting, and talk show hosting.
Being a lady is an attitude.
A guy called me smarmy one time. I had to call him up and ask him what it meant.
|Full Name at Birth||Charles Herbert Woolery|
|Date of Birth||March 17, 1941|
|Birthplace||Ashland, Kentucky, USA|
|Height||6' 2" (188 cm)|
|Hair Color||Brown - Light|
|High School||Ashland High School (now Paul G. Blazer High School) in Ashland, Kentucky, in 1959.|
|University||Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY.|
|Occupation||TV Personality, Musician|
|Occupation Category||TV Personality|
|Claim to Fame||Love Connection|
|Talent Agency||Kazarian/Spencer/Ruskin & Associates, Inc.|
|Brand Endorsements||TV commercial for Lipton Sizzle & Stir (2001)(2010) Co-host, with Carmen Palumbo, of an infomercial for "Alteril" sleep aid.(2012) Radio commercial for Generation America, "the conservative alternative to AARP" (phrase from their website).Host of an infomercial for Ameriquest Mortgage Company.(2013) TV commercial for "Australian Dream" arthritis relief.(2013) TV commercial for "Medical +DirectClub".|