Richard Karn

American actor and game show host

Richard Karn (born February 17, 1956) is an American actor and game show host. He is best known for acting as Al Borland in the 1990s ABC sitcom Home Improvement,[1] and for hosting Family Feud during the 2000s. He was born in Seattle, Washington.

Richard Karn as host of Family Feud

Karn became host of Family Feud in September 2002. He left in 2006 and was replaced by John O'Hurley. He also hosted GSN's Bingo America in 2008.[2] He replaced Patrick Duffy, who hosted the show for the first season.


  1. Schwed, Mark: "This Handyman's Special" TV Guide, December 17, 1994
  2. Davis, Alex. "Richard Karn is New Host of 'Bingo America'"[permanent dead link], 22 August 2008.

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