Life and career of Monty Hall

Published 11:49 PM ET, Sat September 30, 2017
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Monty Hall, best known as the host of the game show "Let's Make a Deal" died on September 30. He was 96 years old. NBC/NBCUniversal/Getty Images
Monty Hall is pictured in an early rehearsal of "Keep Talking," a CBS television comedy game show in New York on June 27, 1958. Pictured from left are Danny Dayton, Ilka Chase, host Monty Hall, Elaine May. CBS/Getty Images
Monty Hall and Marlo Thomas are pictured in an episode of the TV comedy "That Girl" in 1969. ABC/Getty Images
Monty Hall hosts "Let's Make a Deal" on October 1, 1969. ABC/Getty Images
Monty Hall is pictured with Carol Burnett and Allen Ludden in an episode of the game show "Password" on June 11, 1973. ABC/Getty Images
Monty Hall hosts 'Let's Make a Deal' in 1973. He is pictured with actors Jack Klugman and Tony Randall. ABC/Getty Images
Monty Hall also hosted TV quiz show "The Jokes On Us" that aired from 1983 to 1984. Reg Innell/Toronto Star/Getty Images
George Burns, right, laughs with Monty Hall, recipient of the 2nd Annual George Burns Lifetime Award, at the United Jewish Fund tribute to humanitarian Hall in the Century City section of Los Angeles, March 14, 1993. Julie Markes/AP
Monty Hall and Joanna Gleason attend George Burn's birthday party on January 11, 1986, at Chasen's Restaurant in Beverly Hills. Ron Galella/WireImage/Getty
Monty and his wife Marilyn Hall attend attend the 90th birthday party for the Jewish Home for the Aging on March 26, 2002. The home first opened its doors in 1912 on the first day of Passover. Lawrence K. Ho/LA Times/Getty Images
Monty Hall is pictured at eBay's "Let's Make A Daily Deal" game show at Times Square Studios in New York City on June 23, 2009. RTNRD/MediaPunch/AP
Monty Hall joins Wayne Brady on on "Let's Make a Deal" in 2010. CBS/Getty Images
Monty Hall arrives at the Beverly Hills Celebration in Beverly Hills on September 2, 2010. Kennell Krista/SIPA/AP
TV personality Wayne Brady presents Monty Hall with The Lifetime Achievement Award onstage during the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on June 16, 2013, in Beverly Hills. Kevin Winter/Getty Images