Is bob barker still alive?the from the price is right.

We're happy to tell you that Bob Barker (born Robert William Barker on December 12, 1923 in Darrington, Washington) is still very much alive!

The 89 year old producer and actor hosted The Price is Right, the highest rated daytime game show and longest running game show in TV history, for 35 years.

In fact, Barker was named by the Guinness Book of World Records as television's "Most Durable Performer," at 3,524 shows, as well as "Most Generous Host in Television history," he awarded some $55,000,000 in prizes on his various shows.

When Barker retired from the show he handed it over to Drew Carey who marked his 1,000 episode on December 7, 2012.

These days Barker is still heavily involved as an animal rights activist. Just recently, he urged the Oregon Zoo to protect a newly born baby elephant, asking the Zoo to sever its ties with a "performing elephant supplier" after video evidence surfaced of their abuse of elephants.

Updated on Sunday, December 30 2012 at 11:21PM EST
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