Art Linkletter (born July 17
) was the host of two of the longest running shows in broadcast history: House Party
which ran on CBS TV and Radio for 25 years, and People Are Funny which ran on NBC TV and Radio for 19 years. Born A.G. Kelley, he was abandoned in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
and adopted by the Linkletter family.
Art was famous for interviewing children and has been imitated many times in such shows as Kids Say the Darndest Things.