Lance Loud

Lance Loud

Original Name Alanson Russell
La Jolla, San Diego County, California, USA
Death 22 Dec 2001 (aged 50)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 6333666 · View Source
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PBS TV Celebrity. Lance Loud was the eldest son in a family whose conflicts were laid bare in a landmark 1973 public television documentary series. Loud emerged as a protagonist in "An American Family," the controversial PBS series that was a progenitor of today's unscripted programming. The real-life soap opera examined the Louds of Santa Barbara, who allowed documentarians to trail them in their daily lives for seven months in 1971. Loud's avowal of his homosexuality made him a hero to the gay community, and he was a regular contributor to the Advocate, Interview and Details.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Oliver
  • Added: 9 Apr 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6333666
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lance Loud (26 Jun 1951–22 Dec 2001), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6333666, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.