Skip to comments.Gary Collins, actor and TV host, dies at 74
Posted on 10/13/2012 1:36:22 PM PDT by Perdogg
Gary Collins, an actor who was the longtime host of the syndicated TV show Hour Magazine and a former master of ceremonies for the Miss America Pageant, died early Saturday in Biloxi, Miss. He was 74.
Collins died of natural causes soon after arriving at Biloxi Regional Medical Center, Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove told the Associated Press
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Sad. Loved him in Hangar 18. Cheesiest movie ever, but he made it worthwhile. :-)
Served in the Army, too. RIP, and thanks for your service.
R.I.P. There goes someone else I used to see on TV in my youth.
I recall him hosting the Miss America Pageant.
Great host and actor.
First face that popped into my mind was Gary Coleman!
RIP, Mr. Collins. He played one of Dean Martin’s co-pilots in the original “Airport” film. I also remember seeing him say that he and his wife Mary Ann were Republicans, rare for Hollywood.
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