Shadoe Stevens Wiki
Shadoe Stevens is an American radio host, voiceover actor, and television personality. He was the host of American Top 40 since (1988 to 1995). He hosts the internationally affiliated radio show, Top of the World, and co-hosts Mental Radio, an entertaining approach to UFOs and paranormal topics.
Shadoe Stevens Biography
He is the co-founder and creator of Sammy Hagar’s new rock station “Cabo Wabo Radio” broadcasting worldwide from the Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. In television, he was the announcer for The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, and as of July 2015, now serves as the primary continuity announcer for the Antenna TV network.
He acted for the first time when he was coerced into auditioning for Arthur Miller’s After the Fall at the University of Arizona. He not only won a role, but he also got the demanding lead of Quentin, who is virtually never off the stage.
He contributed several deadpan readings of absurd material for The Kentucky Fried Movie and then achieved national recognition as the announcer for two incarnations of The Hollywood Squares “the 1986–1989 and the first 4 seasons of the 1998-2004 version” performing in the middle square of the bottom row and guest hosting for a week during the final season of the 1980s version.
He also became known for playing Kenny Beckett on the sitcom Dave’s World 1993to1997 and serving as announcer for the Fender Bender 500 segments of Wake, Rattle, and Roll. He appeared as himself on an episode of The Larry Sanders Show and also on Caroline in the City. In 1988, he starred in the film Traxx. In 1990, he also starred as the title character on the TV series Max Monroe: Loose Cannon.
In 1999, he had a cameo in a season 9 episode of Beverly Hills, 90210, playing Sonny Sharp, a former top radio DJ who befriends David Silver.
In late 2005, he was hired to be The Late Late Show’s announcer, a position he held until the end of March 2015 when the production contract with then-Late Late Show producer Worldwide Pants ran out at the end of a two-month interregnum of guest hosts.
As part of an April Fool’s Day hosting the swap, Stevens announced for The Price Is Right with Craig Ferguson hosting while Drew Carey with his Price is Right announcer George Gray hosted The Late Late Show on April 1, 2014. Shadoe continues to work with Ferguson as the announcer on the History Channel’s Join or Die with Craig Ferguson, and as of February 2017 on The Craig Ferguson Show on SiriusXM radio.
In July 2015, the actor was named the primary continuity announcer for Tribune Media’s classic television subchannel network, Antenna TV, filling a position vacant since the death of fellow DJ and announcer Gary Owens on February 12.2015. He is also the author of a series of children’s books. The first, released in 2006, was called The Big Galoot.
Shadoe Stevens Age
He was born, November 3.1947, in Jamestown, ND.
Shadoe Stevens Family
He was born and raised in Jamestown, North Dakota, By his, Mom Laverne(housewife) his father, Keith. He grew up together with his three brothers, Richard Ingstad, David Ingstad, and Tim Ingstad, he also has a sister named Nancy Cinnamond.
Shadoe Stevens Wife
He is married to his third wife Beverly Cunningham “an international model” in 1986. He had been married to his first wife Linda in 1967, whom they divorced in 1979 and later his second wife Cynthia Gaydos in 1980, the two separated in 1984.
Shadoe Stevens Children
He has three kids one son, Brad, from his first marriage and two daughters from Beverly Cunningham, Amber Dawn” actress” and Chyna Rose. Amber appeared in the ABC Family series Greek, on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on 27th July 2007, with her dad to promote the show. As a child, she also made a cameo appearance with Steves on American Top 40 the weekend of December 24.1989, as part of a Christmas skit.
Shadoe Stevens Young
He acted for the first time when he was forced into auditioning for Arthur Miller’s After the Fall at the University of Arizona. He not only won a role, but he also got the demanding lead of Quentin, who is virtually never off the stage. One local reviewer said, the young performer “commanded the stage with a commanding voice.”
Shadoe Stevens Net Worth
The American actor, voiceover actor, and radio has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2019.
Shadoe Stevens Voice
His voice can also be heard as the voiceover for “G.O.D.” in the Off-Broadway musical Altar Boyz. he is also often heard on Hits and Favorites, calling in at least once a week to share wisdom with his brother Richard Stevens and their friend Lori St. James. In 1992, he made a small appearance in the comedy film Mr. Saturday Night. In 1996, he provided the voice for Doc Samson in The Incredible Hulk. One local reviewer said, the young performer “commanded the stage with a commanding voice.”
Shadoe Stevens Federated
During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Stevens gained an additional cult following when he created and produced (Fred R. Rated for Federated) a long-running series of offbeat television commercials for the Federated Group, a chain of home electronics retailers in the western and southwestern United States. These ads were so popular that they were the subject of a two-page spread in Time Magazine and led to a movie deal, television shows, and American Top 40. In 1984, he entered an inpatient treatment facility in order to overcome a drug problem that had plagued him since the late 1960s.
Shadoe Stevens American Top 40
Co-creator Casey Kasem hosted the original AT40 from its inauguration on July 4.1970 until August 6.1988. Shadoe took over the program on 13th August 1988 and hosted until 28th January 1995 when the original program came to an end. Three years later, Kasem teamed up with Premiere’s predecessor AMFM Radio Networks to relaunch AT40. Kasem, who spent nine years hosting his own countdown for Westwood One, returned to hosting his creation on 28th March 1998. Seacrest took over AT40 on January 10.2004 following Kasem’s retirement from the series.
With Seacrest airs in two different formats, with one distributed to Contemporary Hit Radio (Top 40) stations and the other to Hot Adult Contemporary stations. However, there is no distinction made between the two shows on the air. There are also two classic editions of the original AT40 distributed every weekend, featuring past Kasem-hosted shows from the 1970s and 1980s.
Shadoe Stevens Traxx
Traxx is a 1988 action/adventure comedy film that was directed by Jerome Gary. It released on August 17.1988 and starred Shadoe Stevens as a mercenary turned cookie maker. The film had a budget of 6.5 million dollars and was first intended to have a theatrical release, but was instead released directly to video. It was later screened in 2012 at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon.
Shadoe Stevens On Hollywood Squares
Steves contributed several deadpan readings of absurd material for The Kentucky Fried Movie and then gained national recognition as the announcer for two incarnations of “The Hollywood Squares” and the first 4 seasons of the (1998-2004), starring in the middle square of the bottom row and guest hosting for a week during the final season of the 1980s version.
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Shadoe Stevens Movies
- Mr. Saturday Night as Fred in 1992
- The Death Artist as Maxwell in 1996
- Traxx as Traxx in 1988
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