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John Charles Daly
John Charles Daly
Daly as the host of It's News to Me in June 1952.
John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly
February 20, 1914
Johannesburg, South Africa
|Died||February 24, 1991 (aged 77)|
Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S.
|Cause of death||Cardiac arrest|
|Other names||John Charles Daly, John Daly|
|Alma mater||Tilton School,|
Game show host
|Home town||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Spouse(s)||Margaret Griswell Neal (1937–1959/60)|
Virginia Warren (1960–1991)
|Relatives||Earl Warren (father-in-law)|
|Awards||Emmy Award (1955), Golden Globe Award (1962), Peabody Awards (1954, 1956, 1957)|
John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly (February 20, 1914 – February 24, 1991) was an American journalist, personality, actor, and game show host. He was known for hosting What's My Line. He was also the Vice President of ABC during the 1950s. He was the son-in-law of Chief of Justice Earl Warren.
Daly was born on February 20, 1914 in Johannesburg, South Africa to an American family. His parents were on a trip in Johannesburg when he was born. After his father died, Daly and his mother moved to Boston, Massachusetts. Daly studied at the Tilton School and at Boston College.
He was married to Margaret Griswell Neal from 1937 until they divorced in 1959 or 1960. They had three children. Then he was married to Virginia Warren from 1960 until his death in 1991. Virginia was the daughter of Chief Justice Earl Warren.
- Obituary Variety, March 4, 1991.
- Tomasson, Robert E. (February 27, 1991). "John Charles Daly Jr., the Host Of 'What's My Line?,' Dies at 77". The New York Times. https://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0CE1DC1031F934A15751C0A967958260. Retrieved July 13, 2008. – Scan of original publication.