Lange has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Lange's wife Nancy Fleming was crowned Miss America in 1961.
Lange graduated from the University of Minnesota.
He was the straight man & foil to Tennessee Ernie Ford when the singer moved his show from NBC to ABC in the early 1960's. He was also a DJ in San Francisco and LA before, during, and after The Dating Game. Chuck Barris offered him The Dating Game hosting duties after spotting him on the Tennessee Ernie Ford Show.