Eugene Edward Wood was an American television personality, known primarily for his work as an announcer on various game shows.
10 Facts About Gene Wood
Gene Wood majored in speech and theater at Emerson College.
Gene Wood had a comedy career, often pairing with partner Bill Dana, performing their comedy act at nightclubs.
Gene Wood appeared as a celebrity panelist on one week of Match Game in 1974.
Gene Wood announced the first few weeks of Bruce Forsyth's Hot Streak on ABC, before being replaced by Marc Summers.
At that same time, Gene Wood announced on the nightly syndicated version hosted by Tom Kennedy that ran for the season.
Gene Wood returned to Price briefly in 1998 to read the summer rerun fee plugs.
Gene Wood filled in for Olson, during the final weeks of the Tom Kennedy-hosted version of Body Language.
Gene Wood wrote the narration for the 1965 film The World of Abbott and Costello.
Gene Wood died of lung cancer in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 21,2004, aged 78.