Richard Benjamin Harrison

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Richard Benjamin Harrison Jr. (also known by the nicknames The Old Man and The Appraiser; March 4, 1941 – June 25, 2018) was an American businessman and reality television personality. He was born in Danville, Virginia, but raised in Lexington, North Carolina. He was best known as the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, as featured on the History channel series Pawn Stars.[1][2]

Harrison was usually referred to by his nickname, "The Old Man".[3][4]

Harrison died on June 25, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada from Parkinson's disease at the age of 77.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Katsilometes, John (April 8, 2010). "Pawn shop boys". Las Vegas Weekly. Retrieved June 14, 2013.
  2. Strauss, Gary (February 18, 2010). "From 'Pawn Stars' to 'Pickers,' America's trash is TV's treasure". USA Today. Retrieved June 2, 2012.
  3. Meet the Pawn Stars: The Old Man "The Appraiser" Archived 2011-07-27 at the Wayback Machine. History. Retrieved February 10, 2011.
  4. Leach, Robin (February 5, 2013). "Rare $1,000 bill on 'Pawn Stars' becomes Old Man's keepsake". Las Vegas Sun. Archived from the original on February 14, 2013. Retrieved February 15, 2013.
  5. Richard 'Old Man' Harrison of 'Pawn Stars' dead at 77

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