Mark L. Walberg

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Mark L. Walberg
Born
Mark Lewis Walberg

(1962-08-31) August 31, 1962 (age 56)
OccupationActor, television personality, game show host
Years active1990–present
Known forAntiques Roadshow, Market Warriors
Spouse(s)Robbi Morgan (1987–present)

Mark Lewis Walberg (born August 31, 1962) is an American actor, television personality, and game show host. His television credits include Antiques Roadshow, as well as the game shows Russian Roulette on GSN and The Moment of Truth on Fox.

Career[edit]

Walberg is on the board of directors of Goodwill Southern California and the board of managers of the Hollywood/Wilshire YMCA. He plays on the World Poker Tour in the Hollywood Home Games for the Goodwill Industries of Southern California (a charity he also played for on the game show Street Smarts, in which he won the game with $2 to Mark DeCarlo's $1, but he still got $1,000 for Goodwill Southern California; DeCarlo received $500 for the M.S. Society of America).

On the series finale episode (and also as an April Fools Day episode) on April 1, 2003, Walberg hosted the Game Show Network original game Friend or Foe, usually hosted by Kennedy.

He was slated to host a game show adaptation of the popular board game Trivial Pursuit: America Plays beginning in fall 2008. Although he hosted the pilot, he was unable to get out of his Fox contract and was replaced by Christopher Knight when the series debuted.[1]

In 2010, Walberg hosted a series on CMT titled Your Chance to Dance.[2]

Walberg is currently the host of two television shows. In 2006, he joined the long-running PBS series, Antiques Roadshow. The Game Plane, the first game show which is shot on an airplane in flight, debuted on Discovery Family channel in 2014.[3]

In 2011, he made a cameo for West Coast Report for The 'Intervention' episode to help Jimmy Tatro come to terms with his 'Frattyness'.[4]

Walberg has also been a spokesperson for 23andMe.com.[5]

He is the current host of "The Price is Right, Live" traveling game show and Temptation Island on the USA Network. [6]

Mark is also the current host of "Temptation Island," by the creators of the Bachelor and Bachelorette, which has just completed its first season.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pursuing Trivia So I Can Be Smarter Than a 5th Grader" GameShowNewsNet. Retrieved 2016-12-20.
  2. ^ "IMDB: Your Chance To Dance"
  3. ^ Thompson, Paul (September 22, 2014). "New Airborne Game Show Hits The Airwaves". Jalopnik. Retrieved February 11, 2018.
  4. ^ "West Coast Report: The Intervention" August 23, 2011
  5. ^ "“Reinventing the way you look at ancestry” October 5, 2016, GeneaBloggers. Retrieved 2016-12-20.
  6. ^ [1] March 8, 2019
  7. ^ [2]

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