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Army Archerd: January 13, 1922 - September 8, 2009

Variety.com

Posted on Sep. 9, 2009 at 2:09 pm

From Variety.com:

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).

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