Sally Starr, Philadelphia TV And Radio Host, Dies At 90
January 28, 2013 at 3:55 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of PHILADELPHIA children's television legend and radio host SALLY STARR, who died SUNDAY (1/27) at 90.
STARR, born AILEEN MAE BELLER, started her PHILADELPHIA broadcasting career as a Country host at WJMJ-A (now WNWR-A), then joined ABC affiliate WFIL-TV (now WPVI-TV) hosting POPEYE cartoons and becoming widely known in the market as "Our Gal SAL." The television show ended in 1971; she later hosted radio shows on Oldies WVLT/VINELAND, NJ and TV shows on independent WTAF-TV (now WTXF-TV) and WSJT-TV (now WUVP-TV). She was also one of the local children's show hosts to appear in the THREE STOOGES' 1965 movie "The Outlaws Is Coming."