Death of Gary Collins

April 30, 1938 - October 13, 2012
Biloxi, Mississippi | Age 74

Actor & TV host dies at 74
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The Associated Press

Biloxi, Mississippi (AP) — Gary Collins, an actor, television show host and former master of ceremonies for the Miss America Pageant, died Saturday, authorities said. He was 74.

Collins, a resident of Biloxi, Mississippi, died of natural causes just before 1 a.m. Saturday after he was admitted Friday evening to Biloxi Regional Medical Center, according to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove.

During the 1980s, Collins hosted the Miss America...

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