Hal Fishman

TV Anchor, TV Personality

1931 – 2007

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Who was Hal Fishman?

Harold "Hal" Fishman was a local news anchor in the Los Angeles area, serving on-air with Los Angeles-area television stations continuously between 1960 until his death in 2007. Fishman was the longest-running news anchor in the history of American television. He was also a record-holding aviator. "The Simpsons" cartoon television anchorman Kent Brockman was partially inspired by Hal Fishman.

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Born
Aug 25, 1931
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Harold Fishman
  • The Flying Anchorman
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Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Cornell University
Employment
  • Tribune Broadcasting
  • KTLA
Lived in
  • Brooklyn
Died
Aug 7, 2007
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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