Howie Mandel

Canadian comedian, television personality, screenwriter, actor, voice actor, producer, director, entrepreneur, game show host and author

Howard Michael Mandel (born November 29, 1955) is a Canadian comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor. He is known as host of the NBC game show Deal or No Deal.[1]

Howie Mandel
Mandel in Las Vegas, May 2007
Birth nameHoward Michael Mandel
Born (1955-11-29) November 29, 1955 (age 64)
Willowdale, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
MediumStand-up, television, film, books
Years active1978–present
GenresObservational comedy, improvisational comedy
Subject(s)Everyday life, self-deprecation
Terry Soil (m. 1980)
Notable works and rolesHost of Deal or No Deal, Dr. Wayne Fiscus on St. Elsewhere, Bunsen Honeydew, Animal, and Skeeter (Season 1–2) on Muppet Babies, Bobby Generic and Howard Generic on Bobby's World, Longest judge on America's Got Talent, Gizmo in Gremlins and Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Host of Mobbed, Host of Howie Do It

Before his career as a game show host, Mandel was best known for his role as rowdy ER intern Dr. Wayne Fiscus on the NBC medical drama St. Elsewhere. He is also well known for being the creator and star of the children's cartoon Bobby's World, as well as a judge on NBC's America's Got Talent.


  1. "Howie Mandel Biography (1955-)". Retrieved 2016-06-04.

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