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Bob Barker Born: 12/12/1923
Birth Place: Darrington, Washington, USA

Born Robert William Barker on Dec.12, 1923, this beloved American institution of daytime television came from humble beginnings. The son of a power line foreman and his teacher wife, Barker grew up near a Native American reservation in South Dakota, where his mother taught school. In his teens, Barker and his family moved to the Midwest, where he attended high school and eventually received a basketball scholarship to Drury College. During World War II, Barker briefly interrupted his studies to train as a Navy fighter pilot, but the war ended before Barker could receive his assignment. Following his discharge, Barker returned to Drury and took a job at a local radio station to help finance h...

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