Mark Goodson

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Birth Name: Mark Goodson
Born: 01/24/1915
Birth Place: Sacramento, California, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 12/18/1992

Goodson's career could have gone in any of a number of directions. He began in 1937 as a disc jockey in San Francisco and moved to New York several years later to work as a freelance radio announcer. Before long he was emceeing a radio game show, "The Jack Dempsy Sports Quiz." Goodson next briefly turned his attention to acting, displaying a flair for Japanese and German dialects on a WWII radio series, "We the People". Then Goodson created his first radio series, the ABC drama "Appointment With Life", based on the files of a marriage counselor. He went on to write and direct installments of "The Kate Smith Variety Hour."

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