In this April 5, 1962 file photo, TV personality Art Linkletter talks with 4-year-old Ronnie Glahn, on Linkletter's TV show in April 1962. Linkletter, who hosted the popular TV shows "People Are Funny" and "House Party" in the 1950s and 1960s, died Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 97. (David F. Smith/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Art Linkletter 1912-2010 98 TV pioneer. Canadian. Left on the steps of a church when only weeks old, Linkletter was raised by the pastor and his wife and never knew his biological parents. Obtained a degree in teaching but turned to radio because the pay was better, then to TV where he became an early fixture and at one time had 5 shows running during a single season.