Lloyd Thaxton Dies At 81
October 11, 2008 at 6:25 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of LOS ANGELES television personality and producer LLOYD THAXTON, who died SUNDAY of multiple myeloma at his home in STUDIO CITY, CA at 81.
THAXTON, best known for his daily dance show "THE LLOYD THAXTON SHOW" on KCOP-TV/LOS ANGELES and in national syndication, on which he and guests comically lip-synced the hits, did a talk show for KABC-A/LOS ANGELES in 1973-74 and produced a series of radio dramas for MOBIL OIL. He was also the writer/producer/director for the syndicated TV show "FIGHT BACK! WITH DAVID HOROWITZ," hosted the ABC game show "FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK" in 1968, and produced segments for NBC's "TODAY."
LOFTON CREEK RECORDS/NASHVILLE Pres MIKE BORCHETTA co-wrote two THAXTON singles with GARY USHER- "My Name Is Lloyd Thaxton" and "Image Of A Surfer."