Hal Fishman

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Birthday
25, 1931
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Aug 7, 2007 (75)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1931
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Aug 7, 2007 (75)

About

Legendary anchor of Los Angeles' KTLA Channel 5 news who became a fixture of the station's broadcasts in 1975.

Before Fame

He started with Los Angels broadcasting news in 1960 and by the mid 2000s, he'd become the longest-running news anchor in the history of television.

Trivia

In addition to his newscasting work, he also set several world aviation records in speed and altitude, authored two books and appeared as himself in numerous films.

Family Life

He was born in Brooklyn, New York.

Associated With

When Pope John Paul II visited Southern California, Fishman was one of the main reporters out to cover the event.