Bert Convy (July 23, 1933 - July 15, 1991) was an American game show host, actor and singer born in St. Louis, Missouri. Convy was a member of the 1950's vocal band, The Cheers, who had a top 10 hit in 1955 with "Black Denim Trousers (and Motorcycle Boots)".
He started his career in the entertainment business as a featured performer and singer in the Billy Barnes Revues of the 1950's and 60's. Convy went on to became a Broadway actor, starring in Fiddler on the Roof (1964) and Cabaret (1966).
Convy hosted several game shows, including the fourth edition of Password, Super Password (1984 - 1989), but remains best known for his first television game show, Tattletales (1974-1978, 1982-1984), for which he was awarded an Emmy.
He also hosted the syndicated version of Win, Lose or Draw (1987 - 1990), which he co-produced with Burt Reynolds under the firm Burt and Bert Productions.
He also attempted to parlay his fame in a short-lived variety series, The Late Summer Early Fall Bert Convy Show in 1976. In 1979, he appeared with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, in a movie of the same name.
Bert Convy claimed to have the ability to predict the sex of unborn children. Once on Super Password, he put his hands on a pregnant contestant's stomach and remarked how he had guessed correctly the sex of 19 babies in a row, including all of the actor John Ritter's children.
He died from a brain tumor in 1991 in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 57 and is interred under the Arrupe Jesuit High School gymnasium.