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George Putnam (I) (1914–2008)


A long-time staple on Los Angeles TV news, Putnam was in the reporting business for over 60 years. During the 70s, George had a short-lived nightly talk show with co-host, actor Mort Sahl. The show ended abruptly one night when George, the conservative, and Mort, the liberal, became 'too heated' during a political debate. Putnam has been called ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1996)
We've Never Been Licked Army Hour Announcer
(1943)
Perversion for Profit Himself - Host
(1965)
Helter Skelter Newscaster
(1976)

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 1992 Christmas in Connecticut (TV Movie)
News Anchor
 1976 Gus
TV Interviewer
 1976 Helter Skelter (TV Mini-Series)
Newscaster
 1959 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Panel Moderator
- Panel Discussion Show (1959) ... Panel Moderator
 1958 I Want to Live!
George Putnam - TV Newsman (uncredited)
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1946 Television Screen Magazine (TV Series)
Emcee / 'Editor' (1948)
 1943 We've Never Been Licked
Army Hour Announcer
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (12 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Cancer

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