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Ed McMahon
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McMahon in November 2005
Born
Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr.

(1923-03-06)March 6, 1923
Died June 23, 2009(2009-06-23) (aged 86)
Nationality American
Education Boston College
Alma mater Catholic University of America
Occupation Comedian, actor, singer, game show host, announcer, spokesman
Years active 1957–2009
Notable work
The Tonight Show, Star Search, TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes
Home town Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.
Spouse(s) Alyce Ferrill (1945–1974)
Victoria Valentine (1976–1989)
Pam Hurn (1992–2009)
Military career
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Marine Corps
USMC Reserves
Years of service 1941–1966
Rank Colonel
Battles/wars World War II
Korean War
Signature
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Edward Leo Peter "Ed" McMahon, Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009) was an American television presenter and personality, actor, comedian, spokesman, and philanthropist. He was the announcer and co-host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson with host Johnny Carson. Ed McMahon has also been on Star Search. He was best known for being on television.

McMahon was born in Detroit, Michigan. He was raised in Lowell, Massachusetts and in Mexico, Maine. McMahon studied at Boston College and at The Catholic University of America. His career began in 1957 while broadcasting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

McMahon was married to Alyce Ferrill from 1945 until they divorced in 1974. Later, he married Victoria Valentine from 1976 until they divorced in 1989. Lastly, he married Pam Hurn from 1992 until his death in 2009.

McMahon died at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California from pneumonia, aged, 86.

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