Frank Ford

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Birthday
30, 1916
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 3, 2009 (92)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
30, 1916
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 3, 2009 (92)

About

Initially famous for hosting an entertainment-themed radio program titled Hollywood According to Hoyle, Ford (who initially billed himself as Eddie Hoyle) went on to present both a popular music program and a midnight talk show.

Before Fame

While studying at the University of Pennsylvania in the late 1930s, he began working for Philadelphia's WHAT-AM radio station.

Trivia

In 1955, he and theater producers Shelly Gross and Lee Guber founded a Pennsylvania performance venue known as the Valley Forge Music Fair.

Family Life

Born Edward Felbin, he grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His second wife, Lynne Abraham, served as District Attorney of Philadelphia.

Associated With

He and Michael Smerconish both rose to fame as Philadelphia-based talk show hosts.