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Mark DeCarlo (born June 23, 1962) is an American actor, television host, comedian, and travel & foodie expert. Mark won his first Emmy Award in 2011 as Comedy Contributor for the ABC's morning show "Windy City Live". The show also premiered in May 2011 in Oprah Winfrey’s historic time slot. He went on to win two more Emmy Awards for the show in 2012.
Prior to Studs, DeCarlo was a host on the cable network MovieTime, before it became E! Entertainment Television. Early in his career, DeCarlo was a contestant on Sale of the Century, winning $115,257 in cash and prizes, in 1985 and Tic Tac Dough in 1990. He also guest-starred as himself in an episode of JONAS and is now a regular on Windy City Live, a local morning show in the Chicago market.
DeCarlo appeared on the game show Street Smarts in 2002 playing against Mark L. Walberg as part of a "Game Show Showdown", and lost the game with $1 to Walberg's $2. But because it was a charity episode, he still earned $500 for the M.S. Society of America.
DeCarlo appeared on an episode of the show Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis on Bravo, that aired May 16, 2012. He co-hosted the TV series THIS vs THAT that premiered Internationally in November of 2012.
In 2013 he hosted EconomicalECO, a How-To series that popularizes ways to radically reduce cost of living by choosing economical American products & services.
Voice over acting
DeCarlo is the voice of Hugh Neutron on the television show Jimmy Neutron. His voice over career includes animated stints on Barnyard, Planet Sheen, Johnny Bravo, Handy Manny and the Thumb series of comedies Thumb Wars, BaTThumb and Thumbtanic.
As travel & foodie expert
He hosted the Travel Channel's Taste of America with Mark DeCarlo for 2 seasons in 2004 and 2005, and is also known as the host of the early 1990s dating game show Studs and the short-lived 1996 game show Big Deal.
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