TV icon Andy Rooney dead at 92
“60 Minutes” commentator Andy Rooney died Friday night (November 4) in a New York City hospital due to complications following minor surgery. He was 92 years old.
“It’s a sad day at ’60 Minutes’ and for everybody here at CBS News,” said CBS News chairman and 60 Minutes executive producer Jeff Fager. “It’s hard to imagine not having Andy around. He loved his life and he lived it on his own terms. We will miss him very much.”
The veteran TV newsman is survived by his four children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Our deepest condolences go out to Mr. Rooney’s friends and family.