Obituaries

"I Dream of Jeannie" and "Patty Duke Show" Creator Sidney Sheldon Dies at 89

February 1st, 2007

"I Love Lucy" writer Bob Carroll, Jr. Dies at 88

January 28th, 2007

We're sad to report that Bob Carroll, Jr. who, along with writing partner Madelyn Pugh Davis (and producer Jess Oppenheimer) wrote some of the classic episodes of "I Love Lucy," including "Lucy Does a TV Commercial" and "Job Switching" died today at age 88.

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Former CBS President Frank Stanton Dies at 98

December 26th, 2006

Dr. Frank Stanton, who served as President of CBS from 1946 to 1973, died Sunday, December 24th at the age of 98. He granted the Archive of American Television a rare 2-part videotaped interview in 2000 and 2001. Below are some excerpts from the three hour interview.

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Animation Legend Joseph Barbera Has Died

December 19th, 2006

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Archive Mourns the Loss of Interviewee Peter Boyle

December 14th, 2006

Peter Boyle, who played Ray's Dad on Everybody Loves Raymond (and voice to the show's only catchphrase— "Holy crap!") has died at the age of 71. Boyle was also beloved for his role as the Monster in Mel Brooks' film Young Frankenstein.

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"60 Minutes" Correspondent Ed Bradley Has Died

November 10th, 2006

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Religious Series Producer / Director Martin Hoade Has Died

October 28th, 2006

Religious series programmer Martin Hoade died on September 26 at the age of 90. Mr. Hoade was interviewed by Michael Rosen for the Archive of American Television on November 23, 2002.

Martin Hoade on his shows:

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Actress Jane Wyatt has Died

October 23rd, 2006
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Archive Interviewee John Conte Has Died

September 6th, 2006

Actor/ Host/ TV Station Owner John Conte has died at the age of 90.

Conte was interviewed by the Archive of American Television on July 27, 1999. His interview can be viewed in the Archive's Los Angeles offices and will be available online in the near future.

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