Don Durgin

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: president of NBC Television from 1965 to 1973 who expanded the programming by promoting original dramas, news and cultural specials, and variety shows featuring celebrities like Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Julie Andrews and Bill Cosby, and who was among the first executives to promote the showing of motion pictures on the small screen.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brain aneurysm

 

Born: September 24, 1924

 

Died: December 26, 2003

 

Location: New York City, New York