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George Putnam

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Biography

Breckenridge, Minnesota, USA
A long-time staple on Los Angeles TV news, Putnam was in the reporting business for over 60 years. During the 70s, George had a short-lived nightly talk show with co-host, actor Mort Sahl. The show ended abruptly one night when George, the conservative, and Mort, the liberal, became 'too heated' during a political debate. Putnam has been called upon several times to appear in movies as a news announcer, thus infusing a sense of authenticity. George ended his career as a conservative radio talk show host on KIEV-870 in the L.A. area until shortly before his death. Read more...

Actor

Character: Army Hour Announcer

We've Never Been Licked 1943

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Character: Himself

Independence Day 1996

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Character: George Putnam - TV Newsman

I Want to Live! 1958

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Character: Himself - Announcer

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950

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