Birthdate: September 28
Astrological Sign: Libra
Birth place: Ft. Worth, Texas
Oddest Job: Wedding Photographer
Nickname: The Ambassador
Pets: Other people's
Film: "The Producers"
TV Show: SOAP
Cartoon: THE SIMPSONS
Comic Strip: "The Wizard of Id"
Book: "My Ten Years in a Quandry..."
Magazine: "Entertainment Weekly"
Actor: Richard Burton
Actress: Jessica Tandy
Singer: Tony Bennett
Album: "Going Back to New Orleans"
Musical Group: Dr. John
Sports Team: The Dallas Cowboys
Athlete: Troy Aikman
Restaurant: The Lord Jim (in Bangkok)
Fast Food: Pizza
Dessert: Concord Mousse Cake
Ice Cream: Chocolate
Historical Figure: Socrates
Color: Robin's Egg Blue
Charity: Aids Project Los Angeles
Automobile: Lincoln Towncar
Vacation Spot: Bangkok, Thailand
Place You'd Like to Visit: Egypt
Rod Roddy is now in his tenth year as Bob Barker's sidekick announcer on daytime television's top rated game show, THE PRICE IS RIGHT. THE PRICE IS RIGHT is now in its twenty-third year on CBS, making it the longest-running game show on a single network in television history! When he is not working in Hollywood, Rod Roddy is the star of the live "$25,000 Game Show" at the Roy Clark Theater in Branson, Missouri.
Rod Roddy's television entertainment career was launched when he became the narrator of ABC television's comedy series SOAP, which ran for four years. Game shows followed shortly thereafter. Some examples: WHEW! on CBS, BATTLE OF THE STARS on NBC, SO YOU THINK YOU'VE GOT TROUBLES in syndication, HIT MAN on NBC, and PRESS YOUR LUCK on CBS. Rod Roddy was the original announcer on LOVE CONNECTION before joining Bob Barker on Mark Goodson's THE PRICE IS RIGHT.
Internationally, Rod Roddy is the official ambassador of Chaing Mai, Thailand and travels there frequently to create his colorful Thai silk wardrobe, featured on THE PRICE IS RIGHT.
Rod Roddy's radio career included hosting both music and talk shows on stations in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Miami, Orlando, Little Rock, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Cleveland, Atlanta, Buffalo, New York and Los Angeles.