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Posted: October 23, 2018

Former 'Price Is Right' host Bob Barker hospitalized

Things You Never Knew about Bob Barker

By Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

LOS ANGELES —

Bob Barker, best known as the TV host of “The Price Is Right,” was hospitalized Monday for back pain, his business manager said.

USA Today reported that, according to manager William Prappas, Barker’s back was hurting from an earlier injury and he went to the hospital as the best course of action.

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TMZ reported that the Los Angeles Fire Department got to 94-year-old Barker’s home around 1 p.m. Monday and immediately took him to the hospital.

“He’s still being evaluated. He’s awake, alert and more comfortable than he was,” Prappas said. “Hopefully, he’ll be back home soon.”

Barker hosted “The Price Is Right” from 1972 to 2007.


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Former 'Price Is Right' host Bob Barker hospitalized

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

Former 'Price Is Right' host Bob Barker hospitalized

TV host Bob Barker went to the hospital after experiencing pain related to an earlier back injury.

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