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Harold Fishman
BornAugust 25, 1931
DiedAugust 7, 2007 (aged 75)
Other namesThe Flying Anchorman
Alma materCornell University
University of California, Los Angeles
OccupationTV news anchor
EmployerTribune Broadcasting/KTLA
Notable credit(s)
KTLA News (10PM) anchor
Spouse(s)Nolie Fishman
ChildrenDavid Walsh

Harold "Hal" Fishman (August 25, 1931 – August 7, 2007) or also known as The Flying Anchorman; was a local news anchor in the Los Angeles area. He served on-air with Los Angeles-area television stations continuously from 1960 until his death in 2007. He also acted in movies as a news reporter such as in Spider-Man 3.

Fishman was born on August 25, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York.[1] He studied at Cornell University and at the University of California, Los Angeles. Fishman was married to Nolie Fishman until his death in 2007. They had one son, David. Fishman died on August 7, 2007 in Los Angeles, California from liver and colon cancer, aged 75.[2]


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