Marlin Perkins

Marlin Perkins bio

Birth Name: Richard Marlin Perkins

Occupation: TV Show Host

Place Of Birth: Carthage

Date Of Birth: March 28, 1905

Date Of Death: June 14, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Marlin Perkins was born on the 28th of March, 1905. He was best known for being a TV Show Host. Zoologist who hosted the long running television series Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom from 1963 to 1985.

Marlin Perkins was born in Carthage. He dropped out of college to be a laborer at Saint Louis Zoological Park and later became a curator at the Buffalo Zoological Park. He worked as the director of both the Buffalo Zoological Park and Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

Marlin Perkins was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Marlin Perkins was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Richard Marlin Perkins is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Marlin Perkins’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Marlin Perkins’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Marlin Perkins kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Marlin Perkins was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Richard Marlin Perkins
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Marlin Perkins was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Marlin Perkins was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Marlin Perkins had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Marlin Perkins’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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