He was one of the most well known hosts during the rise of TV game shows.
Jim Perry hosted the icon game show ‘Card Sharks’ from 1978 to 1981. Another well-known TV host, Bob Eubanks took over for Perry in the late 1980’s after he left the show.
Perry was also the host of ‘Sale of the Century’ until the show was cancelled in 1989. He retired from television shortly after the show ended.
He spent his later years living in North Carolina and Florida with his wife June. Perry was diagnosed with cancer in 2010.
He is survived by his wife and two kids.