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TV and Film Producer Howard G. Barnes Dies at 100

Dec 29, 2014  •  Post A Comment

Howard G. Barnes, a veteran film, television and radio producer, has died. Deadline.com reports that Barnes died Dec. 8 at the Motion Picture Television Country House & Hospital of natural causes. He was 100.

Barnes started out in radio, working as the vice president in charge of programming at CBS Radio, and later moved to CBS Television. While there, he worked on classic shows including “Twilight Zone” and “Rawhide,” the story notes.

He later became a talent supervisor for Ashley Famous Talent Agency. In film, he was known as the executive producer of “Wake in Fright,” which Deadline notes “was considered one of the seminal films in the development of modern Australian cinema.”

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