Huell Howser

Huell Howser

Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
Death 7 Jan 2013 (aged 67)
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA
Cenotaph Orange, Orange County, California, USA
Memorial ID 103239639 · View Source
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Television Personality. After graduating from the University of Tennessee, he worked on a US Senator's staff and served in the US Marine Corps. He is best known for hosting the PBS televison series "California's Gold". His television career began at WSM-TV in Nashville where he began a series of human interest stories. After working in New York, he moved to Los Angeles in 1981 to work as a reporter for KCBS-TV and also served as weekend host and correspondent for "Entertainment Tonight". In 1985 he joined Los Angeles television station KCET, of the Public Broadcasting Stations, as a producer and host of "Videolog" which featured small towns, landmarks, events or places of interest throughout California which were not well known to the general public, while conducting informal interviews with the locals. He also produced other shows including "California's Golden Parks", "California's Water", "Visiting...with Huell Howser", "Our Neighborhoods", "The Bench", "Road Trip", "Downtown" and "California's Golden Fairs". Howser, who retired from television in November of 2012, died after a long illness. His cremated remains were scattered off Los Angeles in the Pacific Ocean.

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