Bob Barker Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Bob Barker, former host of the “Price is Right.” Birth name:Robert William Barker Father: Byron Barker, a utility worker Mother: Matilda (Tarleton) Barker Marriage: Dorothy Jo (Gideon) Barker (January 12, 1945-1981, her death) Education: Drury College, B.A., 1947 Military service: US Naval Reserves, 1943-1945 Other Facts Ended each episode of the “The Price is Right” with the line, “Help control the pet population. Have your pets spayed or neutered.” Winner of 19 Daytime Emmy Awards. Also received an Emmy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1999. Barker contributed $5 million to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, a marine wildlife and environmental protection group, to help end international whaling. The society named a ship …