Radio TV announcer Wendell Niles

On December 29 in 1904, one of the great announcers of bigtime radio & early TV, Wendell Niles, was born in Twin Valley Minnesota. In radio he worked on The Bob Hope Show, Adventures of Philip Marlowe & The Man Called X, among many others. He teamed with Steve Allen & June Foray on a mid-40's Mutual quarter-hour 'Smile Time'. His TV credits include Truth or Consequences, Let's Make a Deal, Colgate Comedy Hour & It Could Be You. He died March 28 1994 at age 89.

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