Family Feud Host Richard Dawson Dies At Age 79. Reflects On The Career Of This Super Star

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Richard Dawson loses his battle with esophagael cancer at age 79. Could his chain smoking finally caught up with him?

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I kissed them for luck and love, that's all," Dawson said at the time

Richard Dawson was best know for his off the wall antics on the hit show The Family Feud but he stared in a number of other legendary shows of the mid seventies to early 90's such as Hogans Heroes and the sci-fi movie "The Running man".

""It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my father passed away this evening from complications due to esophageal cancer. He was surrounded by his family. He was an amazing talent, a loving husband, a great dad, and a doting grandfather. He will be missed but always remembered," Gary Dawson said in a posting on Facebook.

Dawson hit fame playing a British prisoner of war, Corporal Newkirk, in the the 1960s comedy show "Hogan's Heroes," which made out his Nazi captors as benevolent bumblers. Despite its unlikely premise, the show made the ratings top 10 in its first season, 1965-66, and ran until 1971."

A representative of states that Richard Dawson always made our families laugh when watching the Family Feud because he would always do something out of the ordinary like always kissing the hot girls. It's been rumored that he has kissed over 20,000
women who were on the show.

Richard Dawson was a chain smoker for a number of years which might have finally caught up with him in the end. Solar Cigarette has released their new vitamin pack electronic cigarettes that will help smokers feel as if they are really smoking but also help them lose weight while they
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Erik Skupeika

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