Jim Perry, who hosted the popular ’70s and ’80s NBC game shows “Card Sharks” and “Sale of the Century,” died Friday at age 82.

He began as host of “Card Sharks” in 1978, and then took on the same duties for a reboot of “Sale of the Century” in 1982, which aired for six years on the network and also had a syndicated version.

A native of Camden, N.J., he served in the Korean War before teaming with Sid Caesar on the comedy circuit.

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His other credits include serving as longtime host of the Miss Canada pageant and announcer on Joan Rivers‘ syndicated “That Show” in the late 1960s.