Actor, TV host Gary Collins dies at 74 in Miss.

October 15, 2012 in Entertainment, National Entertainment, News, Obituaries, Statewide News

Gary Collins, an actor, television show host and former master of ceremonies for the Miss America Pageant, died Saturday, authorities said. He was 74.

Collins, a resident of Biloxi, Miss., died of natural causes just before 1 a.m. Saturday after he was admitted Friday evening to Biloxi Regional Medical Center, according to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove.