One of television's legendary and beloved game show announcers, Johnny Gilbert got his start in show business in high school as a singer, comedian and master of ceremonies. He soon toured the nightclub circut as a featured attraction; he even parlayed his success into an recorded an album of pop standards. Soon, he delved into the world of television, where he worked at stations in Nashville and New Orleans. In 1958, he hosted his first TV game show, Music Bingo (1958). However, he is best known for his announcing duties on game shows. His first successful game show came during the ABC run of _"Price is Right, The" (1956)_. After a few hosting duties for unsuccessful game shows, and several locally-produced programs in Los Angeles, Gilbert settled into his role as game show announcer.His best-known announcing duties include The Joker's Wild (1972), The (New) $25,000 Pyramid (1973), Supermarket Sweep (1990) and Jeopardy! (1984). He also served as announcer for many TV awards shows, Dick Clark specials and Circus of the Stars specials.
|The Angry Beavers||Unknown||1994-09-21|
|Beverly Hills, 90210||Unknown||1990-10-04|
|The Golden Girls||Unknown||1985-09-14|
|Jeopardy!||Self - Announcer 8,120 episodes, 1984-2020||1984-09-10|
|Wheel of Fortune||Unknown||1983-09-19|