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The idea stayed in the back of his mind even after becoming a lawyer in 1996.
So much so that he quit his ,000-a-year job after a few months to start Group Encounters, a social organization, using the ,000 his father had given him to pay off school loans.
Jim Lange, who died of a heart attack Tuesday at age 81, hosted many game shows during his decades-long career, but it was his work on "The Dating Game" that made him the most famous.And one made news for reasons having nothing to do with show business.PHOTOS: Notable deaths of 2014Does the onetime self-proclaimed King of Pop surprise you?MGM will co-produce with Grandma’s House Entertainment.The series was created and will be executive produced by Burnett, Ben Newmark, Dan Newmark and Larry Barron. In addition to such long-running reality series as which has been on the air since 2002 and has spawned several spinoffs as well as a live aftershow.