Gary Ennis Collins (April 30, 1938–October 13, 2012)
BILOXI, Mississippi (AP) – Former master of ceremonies for the Miss
America Pageant, Gary Collins has died.
Collins, a resident of Biloxi, Mississippi, died of natural causes just before
1 a.m. Saturday after he was brought to Biloxi Regional Medical Center,
according to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove.
During the 1980s, Collins hosted the Miss America pageant and TV’s
As an actor he appeared in numerous movies and TV shows dating back
to the 1960s. He was a cast member of the series "The Wackiest Ship in
the Army" in the 1960s, and the star of the series "The Sixth Sense" in