Peter Marshall Headshot

Peter Marshall

Get Peter Marshall Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Peter Marshall BIO

Ralph Pierre LaCock, better known by his stage name Peter Marshall, is an American game show host, television and radio personality, singer, and actor. He was the original host of The Hollywood Squares from 1966 to 1981 and has almost fifty television, movie, and Broadway credits.



Marshall's Broadway credits include Skyscraper, La Cage aux Folles and The Music Man.

In London's 1962 West End production, Marshall appeared in the stage musical Bye Bye Birdie.

Peter Marshall Photos

Peter Marshall STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Georges [Replacement]

[West End]
London Production, 1961
Albert Peterson


Peter Marshall News


Review: JOE CROYLE IN MONDAY MONDAY: A MUSICAL JOURNEY at The Revolution Stage Company

Joe Croyle Sings with Beautiful Strength and Affection; Content Falls Short Of Full Potential.
Photos: The Hollywood Museum Presents An Acting Animals Tribute Exhibit

On the evening of April 6th, in advance of “NATIONAL PET DAY,” (April 11th), Founder/President of the Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, hosted a tribute exhibit to Acting Animals. See photos from the event.
The Legendary Ruta Lee Takes Center Stage In Palm Springs Famous Purple Room With CONSIDER YOUR ASS KISSED

In addition to a melody of musicals in which Ms Lee has appeared and hopes to appear, Ruta offers a treasure trove of wonderful stories, anecdotes with rare first hand and authentic memories of the entertainment industry. 
CVREP Celebrates Famed Celebrity Photographer Michael Childers With A Luminary Luncheon

Coachella Valley Repertory Theater (CVRep) is proud to announce that iconic and legendary photographer Michael Childers will be honored at the Luminary Luncheon, an exclusive entertainment and fundraising experience, on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 12:00 N with a special sponsor reception at 11:15 AM at the beautiful Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage. Childers has captured through his lens, some of the most renowned portraits of Hollywood and music icons and produced numerous award-winning films. For 16 years, he’s had the biggest hit in the Coachella Valley with sold out performances of One Night Only. This year’s production at the McCallum Theatre will be held Wednesday, November 9, 2022 and will benefit the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center.
Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley & More to Join RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES

Broadway's Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley and Stephen Currens will join friends, family and colleagues to salute the life and career of the great ICM literary agent Mitch Douglas on Richard Skipper Celebrates (YouTube) this Saturday evening, November 6th, 2021 at 6PM est.
BWW Interview: Donelle Dadigan Re-Opening Her Hollywood Museum TO THE FUTURE

Hollywood Museum founder Donelle Dadigan headed a re-opening ceremony of her Hollywood Museum August 4, 2021; commemorating the donated additional props from Bill and Patrick Shea to the Back to the Future Part I, II, III exhibit. On behalf of the Museum and the Shea father and son, Donelle presented a $5,000 check to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which Michael accepted via video.
THE HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM SQUARES Extends Run Through August 10th

The proceeds will benefit the museum, which is currently the most recognized venue in the city as the 'Official Museum of Hollywood' and the go to for authentic Hollywood and entertainment history!
HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM SQUARES All Star Benefit Announced

On behalf of Donelle Dadigan, the staff at The Hollywood Museum and the entire production team for The Hollywood Museum Squares.
Veteran Entertainer Peter Marshall, Defies Odds and Beats Covid in Time to Celebrate 95th Birthday on March 30

Peter Marshall, the multiple Emmy Award-winning host of the original HOLLYWOOD SQUARES (1966-1981) celebrity game show, couldn't be more grateful to be turning 95 years old - particularly since a month ago he was sent home from the hospital to die.
VIDEO: Katharine 'Kat' Kramer Celebrates Lily Tomlin On New HMP CELEBRITY SHOWCASE On YouTube

When actress Katharine 'Kat' Kramer made her debut on Richard Skipper Celebrates podcast this past Saturday, she announced that she would be featured in the first episode on the new YouTube channel that HMP Celebrity Showcase has just launched.
Former ICM Literary Agent Mitch Douglas Dies at 78

Calvin Mitchell (Mitch) Douglas passed from metastatic brain cancer on November 5th, 2020 at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. He was 78 years old.
JEOPARDY! Host Alex Trebek Dies at 80

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Alex Trebek, longstanding host of the game show Jeopardy! has died at age 80.
Chad Austin To Direct SKYSCRAPER Revival In May 2019

Regeneration Theatre announces a fully staged revival of the infamous 1960s musical SKYSCRAPER will play Urbanstages' Theatre at 30th Street in May 2019, directed and choreographed by Chad Austin, the newly announced Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre. This will be the 2nd show in Regeneration Theatre's 2018-19 season, following on from the currently running production of SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS by Tennessee Williams at 13th Street Repertory Theatre until Nov 11, 2018.
The Wallis Presents Chris Walden Big Band With Program That Pays Tribute To “Rat Pack” Era

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts,  which brings audiences world-class theater, dance and music performed by many of the most sought-after artists,presents Chris Walden Big Band with a program that pays tribute to the "Rat Pack" era on Saturday, October 27, 2018, 7:30 pm,in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis. Walden, a seven-time Grammy-nominated composer/arranger/conductor, has scored more than 40 feature and TV films and written more than 1,500 orchestral and big band arrangements for artists ranging from Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand to Diana Krall and Rihanna, among many others.
Actor Reno Roop Passes Away at Age 80

Prolific actor Reno Roop passed away Friday morning August 31 at his home in New York. He was 80. The cause of death was Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia.
Steve Harvey, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, and More Win Daytime Emmy Awards - Full List of Winners!

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) tonight announced the winners of the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at a grand gala held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Southern California.
DECADES Network Presents WAIT FOR YOUR LAUGH Documentary Film Celebrating the Career Of Rose Marie

DECADES Network, the multicast TV network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and CBS Television Stations, proudly presents the television premiere of 'Wait For Your Laugh' the untold story of fame, love, tragedy and 90 years of American show business through the eyes of the woman who did it all Rose Marie. 'Wait For Your Laugh' will have its television premiere on Tuesday, May 1 at 9:00 PM ET on DECADES, alongside episodes of Marie's performance in 'The Doris Day Show' and a guest role on 'Gunsmoke'.
Presenters for 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Announced

Some of the biggest and brightest stars of daytime television are scheduled to present at the 45th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards on Friday, April 27, 2018 and the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium located in Pasadena, Southern California. The Sunday Daytime Emmy Awards will be streamed-live on Facebook Live, Twitter, the NATAS website (www.emmyonline.tv), and the KNEKTtv platform.
BWW Interview: John Davidson as Captain Hook in FINDING NEVERLAND on Tour

FINDING NEVERLAND is a beautiful story of the man responsible for writing the beloved PETER PAN many years ago. J.M. Barrie is searching for the next great play and he realizes it's time to write a play just for children. The show opened on Broadway to great praise and success. In recent years, FINDING NEVERLAND began a national tour that leads them to Austin, Texas from January 16-21, 2018 at Bass Concert Hall. Most recently, John Davidson (best known for hosting That's Incredible and Hollywood Squares ) took over the dual role of Barrie's producer as well as Captain Hook in this wonderful tour that continues its trek across the country. BWW caught up with Davidson recently to discuss his past roles, hosting opportunities as well as landing such a fun role in FINDING NEVERLAND.
THE BEST OF THE DEAN MARTIN CELEBRITY ROASTS Comes to iTunes on 12/11

This fall, Dino goes digital with THE BEST OF THE DEAN MARTIN CELEBRITY ROASTS: VOLUMES 1-3! Never before released on any digital platform, the Roastmaster General will be available exclusively on iTunes beginning December 11, with three 'Best of' compilation releases priced at $14.99; individual episodes will be available for $1.99 each. The classic TV archivists at Time Life will release additional digital content throughout 2018 and beyond.

Peter Marshall FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Peter Marshall been in?

Peter Marshall has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Peter Marshall been in?

Peter Marshall has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Peter Marshall's first West End show?

Peter Marshall's first West End show was Bye Bye Birdie which opened in 1961

Get Peter Marshall Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Videos