Canterbury lost early wickets, and as John Morrison, the former New Zealand batsman and at the time Wellington's coach, remembers, they "put the shutters up very early in a run-chase that was very feasible and we just couldn't remove them in the normal way".Although Canterbury had looked like losing when they slumped to 108 for 8, Lee Germon and Roger Ford had stopped the rot and seemed set to hold out for a draw.Bert Convy was the quintessential Hollywood star, beginning as a hit singer and transitioning towards television, film, and theater.Once establishing himself in tv, he became the host of different hit game shows, including Actor, game show host, singer and producer Bert Convy was born Bernard Whalen Convy on July 23, 1933, in St. Perhaps best known as a likeable game show host, Bert Convy was also an accomplished actor and singer.He later joined the 1950s vocal band The Cheers, who had a Top 10 hit in 1955 with "Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots." Convy later attended UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television where he received a bachelor's degree.Convy started his career in the entertainment business as a featured performer and singer in the Billy Barnes Revues of the 1950s and 1960s.
A graduate of North Hollywood High School, Convy was a talented first baseman on the school’s baseball team.
Bert portrayed a CBS usher on an Art Linkletter's House Party in 1956.
He appeared in the 1961 Warner Brothers drama Susan Slade, playing Troy Donahue′s rival for the affections of Connie Stevens.
He soon took the podium himself as host of several game shows, including the fourth edition of Password (called Super Password) (1984–1989) and Tattletales (1974–1978, 1982–1984), for which he was awarded an Emmy for Best Game Show Host in 1977.
In 1979, he appeared on Password Plus with fellow celebrity contestants such as Elizabeth Montgomery, Carol Burnett, Phyllis Diller, Judy Norton Taylor, Marcia Wallace and Elaine Joyce.