TELEVISION

Bob Dyer
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Television host born in Tennessee on 22nd May, 1909 and arriving in Australia in 1937.

He began his career by playing in a hillbilly show at the Tivoli in Sydney before shooting to fame as host of popular quiz shows including the highly successful television show - Pick-A-Box.

Champions on Pick-A-Box were Victoria Cross winner Frank Partridge and former Federal minister Barry Jones.

Dyer was a keen big-game fisherman.

Dyer died in 1984.


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