Bert Convy

Game show host, Actor, Singer
Amiable, curly-haired musical comedy performer and game-show host who started out as a first baseman with the Philadelphia Phillies' farm club one day after graduating from high school. He played for two years before ... Read more »
Born: 07/23/1933 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Actor (50)

3rd Degree 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Super Password 1984 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Surviving a Heart Attack 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

99th Tournament of Roses Parade 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Win, Lose or Draw 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Happy Birthday, Hollywood! 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1968 - 1980, 1984 - 1986 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Night of 100 Stars II 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Love Thy Neighbor 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

People Do the Craziest Things 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

People Do the Craziest Things 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

TV's Funniest Game Show Moments 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Tattletales 1973 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Celebrity Daredevils 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

The Cannonball Run 1981 (Movie)

Brad (Actor)

Hawaii Five-O 1968 - 1980 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hero at Large 1980 (Movie)

Walter Reeves (Actor)

Jennifer 1978 (Movie)

Jeff Reed (Actor)

SST -- Death Flight 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Semi-Tough 1977 (Movie)

Friedrich Bismark (Actor)

Saturday Night Live 1975 - 1976 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Late Fall, Early Summer Bert Convy Show 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Oh! Baby, Baby, Baby... 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

What's My Line? 1968 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

The Partridge Family (ABC) 1970 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

The Snoop Sisters 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Lady Luck 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Death Takes a Holiday 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

Keep the Faith 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

Act One 1963 (Movie)

Archie Leach (Actor)

Susan Slade 1961 (Movie)

Wells Corbett (Actor)

A Bucket of Blood 1958 (Movie)

Lou Raby (Actor)

Gunman's Walk 1957 (Movie)

Paul Chouard (Actor)

City Across the River (Movie)

Mr. Hayes (Actor)

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (TV Show)

Actor

Ebony, Ivory and Jade (TV Show)

Actor

Hanging By a Thread (TV Show)

Actor

Help Wanted: Male (TV Show)

Actor

Helter Skelter (Movie)

Judge Keene (Actor)

It's Not Easy (TV Show)

Actor

Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey (Movie)

(Actor)

Once More, My Darling (Movie)

Assistant Director (Actor)

Open Secret (Movie)

Mace (Actor)

The Love Boat II (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (2)

Weekend Warriors 1986 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Celebrity Football Classic 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Producer
Director (1)

Weekend Warriors 1986 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Amiable, curly-haired musical comedy performer and game-show host who started out as a first baseman with the Philadelphia Phillies' farm club one day after graduating from high school. He played for two years before quitting to perform with a rock band called the Cheers. Convy appeared in ten Broadway shows, most notably as the Christopher Isherwood character in the Kander and Ebb musical "Cabaret," as the intellectual revolutionary Perchik in the Bock-Harnick musical "Fiddler on the Roof" and as ace reporter Hildy Johnson in the 1969 Robert Ryan revival of "The Front Page."

Relationships

Bert Convy

Father

Monica Convy

Mother

Anne Anderson Actor

Wife

Jennifer Convy

Daughter
born c.1960

Jonah Convy

Son
born c.1968

Joshua Convy

Son
born c.1966

Catherine Hall

Wife
Married Feb. 14, 1991 until his death July 15, 1991

EDUCATION

University of California at Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Milestones

1990

Diagnosed as having a brain tumor (April)

1989

Executive produced and hosted TV show, "3rd Degree"

1986

Executive produced and directed feature, "Weekend Warriors"

1979

Produced first TV special, "The Celebrity Football Classic"

1976

Hosted own TV special, "The Late Fall, Early Summer Bert Convy Show"

1970

Acted in first TV movie, "Death Takes a Holiday"

1959

TV acting debut, "Love of Life" (1951-80) and "Dear Mom, Dear Dad" for "Alcoa Theater"

1958

Feature acting debut, "Gunman's Walk"

1954

Started as first baseman for Philadelphia Phillies farm team in Las Vegas and Miami, Oklahoma

Panelist on game show, "What's My Line?"

Played occasional role on TV series, "The Partridge Family" (1970-74)

Produced, hosted and created game show "Win, Lose or Draw"

Performed on Broadway in such productions as "The Matchmaker," "Caberet" and "Nine"

Hosted first game show, "Tattletales"

Hosted game show, "Super Password"

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