Hal Riney

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Hal Patrick Riney
Born17 July 1932
DiedMarch 24, 2008(2008-03-24) (aged 75)
OccupationAdvertising executive

Hal Patrick Riney (17 July 1932[1] – 24 March 2008) was an American advertising executive. He was born in Seattle, Washington. He was the founder of Publicis & Hal Riney. Riney was named #30 on the Advertising Age 100 people of the 20th century.[2] He was added into the Advertising Hall of Fame in 2001. He was mostly known as for narrating Ronald Reagan's 1984 re-election ads "Morning in America" and "Bear in the Woods".

Personal life[change | change source]

Riney died at age 75 on 24 March 2008 from cancer at his home in San Francisco, California, aged 75.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Breaking News, World News & Multimedia". www.nytimes.com.
  2. Hal Riney profile Advertising Age
  3. Hal Riney Dead at 75 March 25, 2008 San Francisco Chronicle