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Richard Dawson dies at 79; host of TV's 'Family Feud'
Richard Dawson dies at 79; host of TV's 'Family Feud'

Richard Dawson, the British actor who went from comedy co-star in the popular TV series "Hogan's Heroes" to his best-known role as the charming host of the TV game show "Family Feud" with his trademark of kissing the female contestants on the lips, has died. He was 79. Dawson died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center from complications related to esophageal cancer. The actor, who had been living in Beverly Hills, was diagnosed with the disease about three weeks ago, said his son Gary. "The way he was on the game show was the way he was in real life," Gary Dawson said Sunday. "He was always rooting for people — he not only wanted people...

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