Chuck Woolery was the original host of the television show "Wheel of Fortune," serving from 1975 until 1981. Susan Stafford was the first hostess and was on the show from 1975 until 1982. The first announcer, Charlie O'Donnell, worked on the show from 1975 to 1982 and returned in 1988.
Pat Sajak is famous for his long career as the host of "Wheel of Fortune." He joined the show in 1982, after the previous host left due to a contract dispute. Long-term letter turner and hostess Vanna White came to the show in 1982 as well. Charlie O'Donnell worked with the pair as announcer until 2010.