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John Leonard "Johnny" Olson (May 22 1910 – October 12 1985) was an American radio personality and television announcer. Additionally when "Come on _______" was used as a question in the "Super Match" portion of an episode of Match Game '78 (with then Price host Bob Barker serving as a panelist) host Gene Rayburn called Olson to center stage to read the top answer ("Come on down!"). Olson spent his off time on his spacious farm located at Buckingham Acres in Lewisburg West Virginia.

His work spanned 32 game shows produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman from the late 1950s through the mid-1980s. He was also the announcer of The Jackie Gleason Show from 1962 to 1970. John Leonard "Johnny" Olson (May 22 1910 – October 12 1985) was an American radio personality and television announcer.