|Born||October 8, 1948|
|Occupation||Game Show Host, Talk Show Host|
Sarah Purcell (born October 8, 1948) in Richmond, Indiana is a TV personality, former talk show host, game show host and panelist.
She was the co-host of Real People (1979-1984), America (1985-1986) and The Home Show (1992-1994) and has made guest appearances on several TV dramas.
She also co-starred in the 1981 film Terror Among Us with Tracy Reed. Purcell has also appeared in a number of infomercials for health foods, appliances and skin care products.
From 1975 to 1978, Purcell co-hosted A.M. Los Angeles (later Live with Regis and Sarah) on KABC-TV with Regis Philbin.
From 1977 to 1978, Purcell co-hosted the short-lived ABC daytime game show The Better Sex alongside Bill Anderson. In the early 90s, she was a panelists on the NBC daytime version of To Tell the Truth.
During a 1993 segment of The Home Show about Influenza vaccines, a physician mistakenly gave Purcell with the same needle that had been used on Gary Collins. At the end of the show, Collins announced that he would undergo blood test to allay any concerns. As of now, there were no reported subsequent results.
Goodson-Todman Shows HostedEdit
- The Better Sex (1977-1978)