Geoff Edwards, the hip-looking 1970s and ’80s host of TV game shows including Jackpot! and two incarnations of Treasure Hunt, died Wednesday, his agent said. He was 83.
Edwards died of complications of pneumonia at St. John’s hospital in Santa Monica, agent Fred Westbrook said.
Edwards also worked as a radio DJ and actor, appearing on TV shows including Petticoat Junction, I Dream of Jeannie, and Diff’rent Strokes.
“Geoff was one of the cleverest, funniest radio and television personalities I’ve worked with,” said fellow game show host Wink Martindale. The two were DJs at pop radio station KMPC in Los Angeles. READ FULL STORY