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Biography:
Birth Name: Wink Martindale
Born: 12/04/1934
Birth Place: Jackson, Tennessee, USA

Born Winston Charles Martindale in Jackson, TN on Dec. 4, 1934, he earned his unique moniker from a childhood friend, who was unable to pronounce "Winston." From an early age, Martindale was fascinated by broadcasting and announcing; even convincing his Sunday school teacher, who managed the local station WPLI, to hire him as a disc jockey. Martindale's professional career began at the age of 17, just three months before he graduated from high school. He soon moved on to other Jackson-area stations before landing his dream job at the Memphis station WHBQ. He served as the host of its popular "Clockwatchers" morning show while completing his Bachelor of Science degree at Memphis State Univers...

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Videos:
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Albums:

Deck Of Cards (Performed Live On The Ed Sulli…

Winking At Life: God, Country, Mom & Apple Pi…


Popular Television:
2007 Pioneers of Television
2006 Bronx Bunny Show
2005 TV Land Awards 2006
2002 Most Outrageous Game Show Moments
2001 Hollywood Unleashed
2000 Wayne Newton: The E! True Hollywood Story
2000 Test
1998 Burt Luddin's Love Buffet
1998 Disney's Hercules

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