It’s no exaggeration to say that Glen A. Larson, in many respects, shaped the childhood of a generation.
As a child seeing the name Glen A. Larson on screen ahead of a television program was a seal of quality assured. The driving force behind some of the greatest television series lost his battle with esophageal cancer on Friday November 14th aged 77. His legacy is longstanding.
Enjoying a varied career, his break into the entertainment industry began in 1956 as a member of the vocal group The Four Preps, but he will be more fondly remembered for his television production work which included The Six Million Dollar Man, Alias Smith & Jones, B.J. And The Bear, The Fall Guy, Magnum P.I, Buck Rogers In The 25th Century, Knight Rider and Battlestar Galactica to name but a few. Many of these shows formed the basis of games I played in the schoolyard, reenacted with toys and continued to enjoy into adulthood.
Glen A. Larson | 1937 – 2014