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Remembered for his long-running television talk program The Joe Franklin Show, this entertainment personality and popular culture expert is also notable for his publications, which include Joe Franklin’s Movie Trivia; Joe Franklin’s Encyclopedia of Comedians; and Joe Franklin’s Awfully Corny Joke Book.
When he was only fourteen years old, he began writing for Kate Smith’s popular radio show. Two years later, he joined the music team of a Martin Block-hosted radio program called Make Believe Ballroom.
He made cameo appearances in the movies Broadway Danny Rose and Ghostbusters.
How did Joe Franklin die?
Franklin is noted for having the first talk show and inventing the format. His television series debuted in January 1951 on WJZ-TV (later WABC-TV), moving to WOR-TV (later WWOR-TV) in 1962, remaining there until 1993, one of the longest running uninterrupted careers in broadcasting history. The Bronx, New York, U.S.
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||88 years|
|Profession||Tv Show Host|
|Birthday||March 9, 1926|
|Death date||January 24, 2015|
|Place of death||Manhattan, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|