Fred Silverman


Born: 9/13/1937 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: 1/30/2020
Age: 82
Cause of death: cancer

Noted For: television executive; programming director at CBS (1970-75), where he cancelled all rural-oriented programming ("The Beverly Hillbillies" "Green Acres", "Hee Haw", etc.) in 1971, president of ABC (1975-78), president of NBC (1978-81). TV producer, "Matlock" (1986-95).

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