Sarah Purcell

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Sarah Purcell
Sarah Pentecost

(1948-10-08) October 8, 1948 (age 71)
OccupationTalk show host
Game show host
Years active1975–1998
Spouse(s)Dr. Sandy McClintock (1983 - present, 1 child)
Joe Purcell (1970-1979, divorced)

Sarah Purcell (born Sarah Pentecost on October 8, 1948, Richmond, Indiana) is an American former talk show host, game show host, and panelist.

She was co-host of The Better Sex (1977–1978), Real People[1] (1979–1984), America (1985–1986), and ABC’s Home[2] (1992–1994) and made guest appearances on several TV dramas. She also co-starred in the 1981 film Terror Among Us with Tracy Reed. She has appeared in a number of infomercials for health foods, appliances, and skin care products.

From 1975 to 1978, she co-hosted A.M. Los Angeles on KABC-TV with Regis Philbin. In the early 1990s, Purcell was also a panelist on the game show To Tell the Truth.


  1. ^ "When She Gained TV's 'Real People,' Sarah Purcell Shed Her Man". Retrieved 2020-01-25.
  2. ^ "Hosts' Injections Create Tense Moment on TV". Los Angeles Times. 1993-09-25. Retrieved 2020-01-25.

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