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American broadcaster (1921-2020)

Hugh Downs is ...

Born 14 Feb 1921 in Akron
Died 1 Jul 2020 in Scottsdale
Age99 years, 4 months
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About Hugh Downs

Hugh Malcolm Downs born on 14 February 1921 in Akron. He is a citizen of United States of America. Hugh Downs was educated at Wayne State University, Columbia University and Hunter College. He died on 1 July 2020 in Scottsdale at age 99 years, 4 months.

He was an American broadcaster (1921-2020).

Hugh Downs has worked as a composer, journalist, actor and film producer.

He is also known as Hugh Malcolm Downs.


On July 1, 2020 at the age of 99, Downs died from heart failure at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was interred at the Christ Church of the Ascension Memory Garden in Paradise Valley, Arizona.