Pat Mcmahon Biography
Pat Mcmahon is an American actor, producer, and writer. He was born as John Patrick Michael “Pat” McMahon. His film credits include his portrayal of numerous characters on The Wallace and Ladmo Show. The show was a daily children’s variety show broadcast on KPHO-TV in Phoenix, Arizona.
McMahon has also ventured into the broadcasting scene where he has worked at KRIZ, KOY, and KTAR radio stations. He has served as program director, disc jockey, and talk-show host, among other positions. He is currently the Director of Public Affairs for News 92.3 KTAR. Pat also hosts the daily commentaries during “Arizona’s Morning News”, the weekly “McMahon Group” and “The God Show” (both Sundays).
Pat Mcmahon Age
McMahon was born in 1933. As of 2019 he is 86 years old.
Pat Mcmahon Parents
McMahon is the son of vaudeville performers, Jack and Adelaide McMahon. They are billed as McMahon and Adelaide. He joined the act at the age of five years old, Not to mention Pat spent around twelve years touring the world.
Pat Mcmahon Education
The family eventually settled in Davenport, Iowa where McMahon attended high school and afterward graduating from St. Ambrose College.
Pat Mcmahon Career
McMahon’s broadcasting career began while he was in college. He took a job as a disc jockey at Davenport radio station KSTT. His career was interrupted by a stint in the Army, beginning in 1958. He had gained some television experience while in the service. After he was discharged from the army he decided to try to break into the business in Phoenix.
McMahon had played dozens of characters in them Wallace and Ladmo,including “Boffo the Clown, a clown who hated children; Marshall Good, the cowboy from New Jersey who always bummed quarters from kids; Captain Super, the right-wing superhero that needed a night-light to sleep; and Aunt Maud, the senior citizen that told twisted fairy tales.
One character, Hub Kapp, received national attention as the lead singer of Hub Kapp and the Wheels (also featuring Wallace and Ladmo regular, Mike Condello). The band recorded several singles and made appearances on Tonight Starring Steve Allen and The Joey Bishop Show.
Currently, McMahon continues to work in radio and television for KTAR and AZTV.
Pat hosts the hour live on AZTV7 each morning. furthermore, he holds an exciting new position as Director of Public Affairs for News 92.3 KTAR. He works along with Danielle Williams at AZTV7.
- Regional Emmy’s
- The Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame
- The Arizona Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame
- The Herberger Theater Hall of Fame (2001)
- Edward R Murrow Award
- International Broadcasting Gold Medal
- Honorary Doctorate Ottawa University
- Radio Program Director of the Year (1970)
- Los Angeles Recording Industry Man of the Year (1969)
Pat Mcmahon Wife
McMahon is a married man. He is married to his wife Duffy McMahon. Duffy is a psychotherapist. The couple has been married for over thirty years and lives in suburban Phoenix. There are no reports of the couple having any kids as of now.
Pat Mcmahon Net Worth
Mcmahon earns an average salary through his numerous career both as actor, producer, and equally important writer. Although he has not shared the actual figure of his salary. Pat’s estimated net worth is currently under review.