David Sheehan, a veteran Los Angeles leisure journalist and broadcaster, whose legendary profession spanned throughout 4 a long time, has died. He was 82.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Sheehan had been battling most cancers for years and handed awat on Tuesday at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center from problems of a stroke he suffered final week.
Coined the “Dean of Hollywood Entertainment Reporters,” Sheehan was a founding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (now Critics Choice Association).
Sheehan began his profession and broke floor as the primary leisure interviewer and reviewer on Los Angeles tv when he joined CBS in 1970. Sheehan would work there for 14 years, after which spent a decade working at NBC. During his stint at NBC, Sheehan each produced and hosted a collection of syndicated community leisure specials together with “Macho Men at the Movies” and “Hollywood’s Leading Ladies.” Sheehan would return to CBS for an additional 10-year stint from 1994 to 2004.
“He interviewed EVERYONE and became such a fixture that he enjoyed decades-long relationships with many of Hollywood’s biggest stars,” the Critics Choice Association says in a press release to TheWrap. “His popular interview compilation specials were syndicated from coast to coast, making him among the most successful and most widely known of our members.”
David Sheehan is survived by his youngsters, Brian, Shannon, Kelly, and a grandchild.
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