10 Celebrities Who Appeared On The 'Dating Game' Before They Were Famous

By Sophia Maddox | May 23, 2023

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Arnold Schwarzenegger as he looked on The Dating Game in 1973. Source: (IMDb.com)

Long before he was the Terminator and the governor of California, beefy Mr. Universe Arnold Schwarzenegger was a contestant on The Dating Game. He had only one movie to his credit—Hercules in New York—when he appeared on the show in 1973.

Farrah Fawcett

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Farrah Fawcett on The Dating Game. Source: (youtube.com)

Angelic Farrah Fawcett appeared on The Dating Game in the late 1960s, shortly after she arrived in Hollywood as a beautiful, fresh-faced 21-year old model. She had done commercials for companies such as Max Factor and Noxzema but was hoping to move into TV and films. The lucky bachelor she picked on The Dating Game got to join her on an Austrian ski vacation. Soon after, Farrah landed some guest roles in shows like The Flying Nun and I Dream of Jeannie, which helped build her resume before starring in Charlie's Angels