Mike Stokey

Mike Stokey

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: September 14, 1918
Date of Passing: September 07, 2003
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana

Mike Stokey was an American game show host and producer, best known for Pantomime Quiz and its later incarnation Stump the Stars. He also produced early TV specials, including A Christmas Carol in 1949, for the Jerry Fairbanks Company. Stokey also hosted Beat the Odds while it was presented at KTLA.

He served as President of the Television Academy from 1951-1952.

Mike Stokey was an American game show host and producer, best known for Pantomime Quiz and its later incarnation Stump the Stars. He also produced early TV specials, including A Christmas Carol in 1949, for the Jerry Fairbanks Company. Stokey also hosted Beat the Odds while it was presented at KTLA.

He served as President of the Television Academy from 1951-1952.

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Awards & Nominations

3 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Mike Stokey
Emmy Winners 1954
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Mike Stokey with his Emmy Award in 1949 for Pantomime Quiz.

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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