Charlie Tuna
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Name: Art "Charlie Tuna" Ferguson
Born: April 18, 1944
Died: February 29, 2016
Occupation: Announcer, Radio DJ, Mayor
Years active: 1961-2016
Known for: Announcing game shows

Charlie Tuna (b. April 18, 1944 – d. February 29, 2016) was the stage name of Art Ferguson. He was a radio personality in Los Angeles, at KRTH-FM. He even received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 10, 1990. On July 18, 2008, he was voted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

In addition to his radio work, he announced many game shows. Scrabble was his most popular show ever announced.

Tuna died in his sleep on February 29, 2016. He died of complications from liver cancer.

Tuna most recently resided in Tarzana, California, and was Tarzana’s honorary mayor from 1977 until his passing.

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