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Game show host Geoff Edwards dies

Veteran US TV game show host Geoff Edwards has died aged 83, his agent has said.

Fred Westbrook says Edwards died of complications of pneumonia yesterday afternoon at a Los Angeles area hospital.

Edwards was the emcee of popular game shows including Treasure Hunt and Jackpot.

He also worked as a radio DJ and made appearances on TV series including Petticoat Junction, I Dream Of Jeannie and Diff'rent Strokes.

Funeral plans for the Westfield, New Jersey, native are pending.

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