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Ed McMahon Dies at 86

by Andrew Scott, posted Jun 23rd 2009 11:00AM
Ed McMahon'Tonight Show' sidekick Ed McMahon died early this morning in Los Angeles.

According to his publicist, Howard Bragman, McMahon, who was hospitalized with pneumonia in February, died at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after suffering a "multitude of health problems the last few months."

Among the reported ailments: bone cancer, an anonymous source told the Associated Press.

He was 86.'Tonight Show' sidekick Ed McMahon died early this morning in Los Angeles.

According to his publicist, Howard Bragman, McMahon, who was hospitalized with pneumonia in February, died at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after suffering a "multitude of health problems the last few months."



Among the reported ailments: bone cancer, an anonymous source told the Associated Press.

He was 86.

McMahon leaves behind a long career in television, including almost 30 years on 'The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson.' He also served as emcee of 'Star Search' from 1983 to 1995.

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