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Howard Hesseman, Star of 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' Dies At 81

Howard Hesseman 

Howard Hesseman 

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New York (AP) -- Howard Hesseman, who played the radio disc jockey Dr. Johnny Fever on the sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati” and the actor-turned-history teacher Charlie Moore on “Head of the Class,” has died. He was 81.

Hesseman died Saturday in Los Angeles due to complications from colon surgery, his manager Robbie Kass said Sunday.