Monty Hall, the iconic game show host of "Let's Make A Deal," has died. He was 96.
Per The New York Times, Hall's daughter, Joanna Gleason, confirmed his cause of death was due to heart failure.
Hall's career began in radio in the late 1940's and moved to various hosting game show gigs in local television markets. His first national hosting gig came in 1960 on CBS' Video Village. Shortly after in 1963, Hall would co-create Let's Make A Deal with Stefan Hatos. Hall would host the popular game show until 1986.
Many fans took to social media to pay their respects to the legendary host.
The CBS Daytime Family mourns the loss of television legend Monty Hall. His life and legacy is a blessing to people everywhere #LMAD
RIP Monty Hall Let's just pray he picked the right door
BTW a lovely man and, briefly, an excellent hockey announcer for The New York Rangers https://t.co/0wRMGBdtma
RIP Monty Hall. A legend. Let's hope he's emceeing game shows in heaven.
Thank you for the joy you brought to us all. Rest In Peace #MontyHall. #letsmakeadeal #buzzr
Monty Hall also remembered for devotion to Variety Club charity work for decades. #montyhall
Winnipeg's ambassador in Hollywood, @umanitoba alumni & host of "Let's Make a Deal" has left our stage. RIP Monty. https://t.co/5yEsfvROBT
Condolences to the family of Monty Hall. ☹️ https://t.co/iAj6btS79f
One of the most amazing #gameshow hosts of all time of LetsMakeAdeal Monty Hall just died at 96. #RIP
In reading Monty Hall's obituary I regret so much I did not know him-he was very much into charity and helping others..
Erica Banas is a lover of classic television and wishes tap dancing would make a serious comeback.