Gary was already a STAR when he appeared on STARCADE! According to his bio, Gary "played Louis in 'The King and I' with Yul Brynner and Virginia MCKenna at the London Palladium." ... Gary sang a song from 'The King and I' for
STARCADE! ... you can see his performance above.
Gary took the first game but his opponent,
Jude Hoffner, outscored him on the second and third game ... so he had to
settle for consolation prizes....When he appeared on STARCADE!, Gary was 14
and an 8th grader. He was born in England and had a very British
In his bio, Gary said, "... at 9 1/2
years old ... he walked on stage as Oliver in the play 'Oliver' at the West
End of London, the youngest actor ever to take a West End title role."...Then came Yul Brynner, more auditions, commercials and voiceovers. He came to America with his parents and found STARCADE!
Gary was a great contestant ... he made quite an impression on all of us ... and we still remember his kingly song.
Gary checked in December 2002 telling us, "...I still have one of my consolation prizes, a Texas Instruments Calculator. I keep it at my desk and use it daily!"
According to Jude
Hoffner, Gary's opponent (Check out Jude's page!), Gary was spotted at a 'Who' Concert in 1989 ... at least that's where Jude saw him last.
GARY BREEDS' OPPONENT: Jude Hoffner - Click here to check out Jude's page.