Adrian Cronauer

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Adrian Cronauer
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Cronauer in 2006
Born(1938-09-08)September 8, 1938
DiedJuly 18, 2018(2018-07-18) (aged 79)
OccupationRadio personality
Spouse(s)Jeane Steppe[2]
Children2

Adrian Cronauer (September 8, 1938 – July 18, 2018) was a United States Air Force sergeant and radio personality. His work as a disc jockey on American Forces Network during the Vietnam War inspired the 1987 movie Good Morning, Vietnam.[3] He was played by Robin Williams.[4]

Cronauer died on July 18, 2018, at his home in Troutville, Virginia after a long illness, aged 79.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Real-life 'Good Morning, Vietnam' DJ Adrian Cronauer dies at 79 accessed July 19, 2018
  2. (Married 1980-2016(her death))1Adrian Cronauer biography accessed May 27, 2015
  3. Jim Barthold (March 1, 2005), The real life of Adrian Cronauer, Urgent Communications, archived from the original on May 9, 2012, retrieved January 13, 2013
  4. Adrian Cronauer: Air Force Radio Announcer in Vietnam at HistoryNet.com