Game show host, radio DJ Geoff Edwards dies at 83
This circa 1974 photo from Chuck Barris Productions shows Geoff Edwards on the television show, "The New Treasure Hunt." (AP / Chuck Barris Productions)
Lynn Elber, The Associated Press
Published Wednesday, March 5, 2014 8:37PM EST
LOS ANGELES -- Geoff Edwards' agent says the veteran TV game show host has died at age 83.
Fred Westbrook says Edwards died of complications of pneumonia Wednesday afternoon at a Los Angeles area hospital.
Edwards was the emcee of 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, N.J., native are pending.