Agent: Game show host Geoff Edwards dies at 83

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Geoff Edwards' agent says the veteran TV game show host has died at age 83.

Fred Westbrook says Edwards died of complications of pneumonia Wednesday afternoon at a Los Angeles area hospital.

Edwards was the emcee of game shows including "Treasure Hunt" and "Jackpot." He also worked as a radio DJ and made appearances on TV series including "Petticoat Junction," ''I Dream of Jeannie" and "Diff'rent Strokes."

Funeral plans for the Westfield, N.J., native are pending.

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