Art Fleming

Game show host, Actor, TV announcer
Art Fleming was an actor who starred in a number of impressive television shows. In 1949, he announced for the game show series "Pantomime Quiz." He appeared in a Broadway musical at age 4. In 1978, he hosted the ... Read more »
Born: 05/01/1924 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (7)

Airplane II: the Sequel 1982 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Jeopardy! 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

MacArthur 1977 (Movie)

Secretary (Actor)

Jeopardy! 1963 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

NBC Adventure Theater 1970 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

The Californians 1957 - 1959 (TV Show)

Actor

The Man Against Crime 1949 - 1956 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Art Fleming was an actor who starred in a number of impressive television shows. In 1949, he announced for the game show series "Pantomime Quiz." He appeared in a Broadway musical at age 4. In 1978, he hosted the syndicated special "College Bowl." Fleming's career started out on the small screen, landing roles on the series "The Man Against Crime" (CBS, 1949-1956) and "The Californians" (NBC, 1957-59). Fleming also appeared in "Jeopardy!" (NBC, 1963-1975), "NBC Adventure Theater" (NBC, 1970-72) and "MacArthur" with Gregory Peck (1977). Later in his career, Fleming acted in the adventure sequel "Airplane II: the Sequel" (1982) with Robert Hays. Fleming passed away in April 1995 at the age of 71.

Relationships

Step-Child
had two survived him

Grandchild
had five survived him

William Fazzin

Father

Marie Fazzin

Mother

Rebecca Fleming

Wife
survived him

Jan Hanna

Daughter
survived him

Marie Vitt

Sister
stage name, Marie Foster survived him

EDUCATION

Colgate University

Hamilton, New York

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

Milestones

1982

Appeared as himself in "Airplane II: The Sequel"

1978

Hosted the syndicated special "College Bowl"

1977

Feature debut, "MacArthur"

1957

Dramatic TV series debut, "The Californians"

1953

Worked as an audience roaming assistant on the network game show "Doctor I.Q."

1949

Announced for the game show series "Pantomime Quiz"

1949

First worked in TV as Ralph Bellamy's stand-in for "The Man Against Crime"

Appeared in a Broadway musical at age 4

Served as a Navy pilot in WWII

First hosted the original "Jeopardy!"

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