Huell Howser

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Huell Howser
Huell Howser Nisei Week Grand Parade 2007.jpg
Howser in Los Angeles, California in August 2007
BornHuell Burnley Howser
(1945-10-18)October 18, 1945
Gallatin, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedJanuary 7, 2013(2013-01-07) (aged 67)
Palm Springs, California, U.S.
Cause of deathProstate cancer
Alma materUniversity of Tennessee
OccupationTravel show host, video chronicler, actor
Years active1985-2012
Signature
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Huell Burnley Howser (October 18, 1945 – January 7, 2013) was an American actor, comedian, and television personality who is best known for the travel television show California's Gold.

Early life[change | change source]

Howser was born Huell Burnley Howser in Gallatin, Tennessee on October 18, 1945. He studied at University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was raised in both Knoxville, Tennessee, and in Los Angeles, California.[1]

Death[change | change source]

On January 7, 2013, at 1:11 AM,[source?] Howser died in Palm Springs, California of prostate cancer at the age of 67.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lindelof, Bill. "Huell Howser, maker of PBS shows about California, retiring". Sacramento Bee.
  2. Braxton, Greg (January 7, 2013), "Huell Howser dies at 67; TV host profiled California people and places", Los Angeles Times

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