Franklin in 2007
March 9, 1926
|Died||January 24, 2015 (aged 88)|
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
|Cause of death||Prostate cancer|
|Occupation||Television and radio personality|
Joe Franklin (born Joseph Fortgang; March 9, 1926 – January 24, 2015) was an American radio and television host personality from New York City. He is best known for the television talk-and-variety show format that set the standard for television talk shows.
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- Hinckley, David (November 26, 1999). "Joe Franklin: Truth in Packaging". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2008-01-01.
- Barron, James (24 January 2015). "Joe Franklin, a Talk Show Institution in New York, Dies at 88" – via NYTimes.com.
- Sharpio, Rich (January 24, 2015). "Joe Franklin 'King of Nostalgia' dead at 88". New York Daily News. New York. Retrieved 2015-01-25.