September 9, 2009
Army Archerd: January 13, 1922 - September 8, 2009
Army Archerd, whose 52-year run as a Daily Variety columnist made him unique among showbiz reporters, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of a rare form of mesothelioma, a lung cancer thought to be the result of his exposure to asbestos in the Navy during WWII. He was 87.
Read the full story at Variety.com (ArmyArcherd.com).