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‘Let’s Make a Deal’ host Monty Hall dead at 96

LOS ANGELES: Monty Hall, one of the most popular game show hosts in American television history as he presided over a throng of outrageously costumed and nearly delirious contestants on “Let’s Make a Deal” for almost three decades, died on Saturday at age 96, his son said. Richard Hall said his father died at home in Beverly Hills, California, likely of heart failure. Members of his audiences, dressed as clowns, playing cards or giant tomatoes, would shriek “Monty, Monty, Monty!” as they tried to convince Hall to give…