Richard Dawson (20 November 1932 - 2 June 2012) was an English-American actor, comedian, game show panelist and host. He is best known for his role as Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, being the original host of the Family Feud game show from 1976–1985 and from 1994 to 1995, and for being a regular panelist on the 1970s version of Match Game on CBS from 1973 to 1978. He is also notable for his appearance in 1987 film version of The Running Man.
In "Old Stan in the Mountain", Steve finds an aged Stan with a knife that Stan intended to stab Steve with after he believes he and Hayley are out to kill him on Mount Kilimanjaro. Steve misinterprets Stan's intentions and thinks he was out to whittle some wood and carves him a totem of five of the hosts of Family Feud including Richard Dawson, Ray Combs, Louie Anderson, Richard Karn and Steve Harvey but omitting John O'Hurley.