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  1. #1
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    May 2007
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    Ken Ober dies at 52; host of MTV's 'Remote Control'

    Ken Ober, a comedian and actor who as host of MTV's "Remote Control" in the 1980s guided the raucous question-and-answer trivia contests on the irreverent cable TV game show, was found dead Sunday at his home in Santa Monica. He was 52.

    Lee Kernis of Brillstein Entertainment Partners, who represented Ober, confirmed the death but said the cause was unknown. According to Kernis, friends said Ober had been feeling ill with a headache and flu-like symptoms Saturday and did not meet them later as planned. An autopsy is planned.

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    Mar 2005
    Rest in Peace Ken Ober

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  3. #3
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    Jun 2006
    I liked him back in the day when he was on Remote Control. I think Jenny McCarthy got her start on that show.


  4. #4
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    Mar 2009
    Oh wow I remember him. Too young!

  5. #5
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    Dec 2008
    Aww, I used to like that show. RIP Mr. Ober.
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