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Glen A. Larson

The iconic television writer, creator, and producer Glen A. Larson passed away on Friday, November 14, at the age of 77.

Larson was perhaps best known for creating some of the most iconic TV shows of the 1970s and '80s including Alias Smith and Jones, McCloud, Buck Rogers In The 25th Century, B.J. And The Bear, Trauma Center, Quincy M.E., Manimal, The Fall Guy, and Magnum P.I..

His two biggest additions to the TV landscape were the 1978 sci-fi cult classic Battlestar Galactica and the 1982 action-adventure Knight Rider.

The iconic producer passed away at the UCLA Medical Center after a battle with esophageal cancer. Larson is survived by his wife, his brother, and his nine children from two marriages.

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