May 3, 1932 - March 6, 2017
Following the completion of his journalism degree from the University of Washington, Robert Osborne would go on to establish himself in the film world as both a journalist and a presenter. Starting by working with young performers at Desilu Studios, he would go on to make many cameos and small rolls on popular television shows, and writing an influential column in The Hollywood Reporter, eventually becoming the well known nightly host of Turner Classic Movies.
Over the last several years he began withdrawing from media and public appearances to deal with health issues. He passed away from natural causes on May 6th, 2017.
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