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Chuck Barris is 80!

No gong from the Grim Reaper for Chuck Barris. The game show impresario is 80 today — born in 1929.

Here’s a Barris photo from 2006.

“Chuck Barris and guest at Christie’s 40th anniversary of Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball. New York, 3 March 2006” is the caption provided by our friends at WENN. (Nice guest, Chuck!)

As an aside: I think we can just about put to bed the legend of Tru‘s famous oh-so-super-duper Black and White Ball. God bless the old scribe and all, but it was just a party.

Though we’ll need a 50th anniversary party in 2016, of course. Barris can attend at age 87!

(Photo credit: Doug Meszler/WENN)

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