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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Emmy Award-winning TV director and producer Robert Finkel has died. He was 94.
Publicist Dale Olson said Friday that Finkel died April 30 of age-related complications at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif.
In his long career, Finkel produced TV series with Andy Williams, Jerry Lewis, Phyllis Diller and other stars. Finkel won a Peabody Award for a show with Julie Andrews and directed sitcoms including "Barney Miller" and "The Bob Newhart Show."
Finkel also produced specials with Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley and John Denver, among others.
A Pittsburgh, Pa., native, Finkel is survived by family members including his daughter, Terry.
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