Mike Stokey

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Mike Stokey

Mike Stokey

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Mike Stokey

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: September 14, 1918
Date of Passing: September 07, 2003
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana
Obituary: Los Angeles Times

Mike Stokey was an American game show host and producer, best known for Pantomime Quiz and its later incarnation Stump the Stars. Stokey also hosted Beat the Odds while it was presented at KTLA-TV in Los Angeles.

He also produced early TV specials, including A Christmas Carol in 1949, for the Jerry Fairbanks Company.

Stokey served as president of the Television Academy.

Stokey died September 7, 2003, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 84.

Mike Stokey was an American game show host and producer, best known for Pantomime Quiz and its later incarnation Stump the Stars. Stokey also hosted Beat the Odds while it was presented at KTLA-TV in Los Angeles.

He also produced early TV specials, including A Christmas Carol in 1949, for the Jerry Fairbanks Company.

Stokey served as president of the Television Academy.

Stokey died September 7, 2003, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 84.

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Awards & Nominations

3 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Emmy Winners 1954
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Mike Stokey

Emmy Winners 1954
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Winner for Best Comedy Show for I Love Lucy, (fourth from left) CBS Program Chief Harry Ackerman, actress Vivian Vance with her award for Best Supporting Actress, Dr. Frank Baxter with two LA Area Emmy Awards for Shakespeare on TV, actors Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz with their awards, and Mike Stokey with his award for the L.A. Area Show Juke Box Jury, at the Hollywood Palladium on February 21, 1954.

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