Radio Actor, Salesman Jack Bivans Dead At 83
August 24, 2009 at 4:36 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of radio "Golden Age" actor and, later, sales executive JACK BIVANS, who died AUGUST 14th of a stroke in ELKHORN, WI at 83, according to the CHICAGO TRIBUNE.
BIVANS started his career as a commercial announcer in 1939 and acted on shows like "CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT," "THE GUIDING LIGHT," and "THE SHADOW" before joining the syndicated religious drama "UNSHACKLED" in 1950, on which he performed until 2007. He also began selling ad time at WBBM-A/CHICAGO, later moving to crosstown WFLD-TV and CENTURY BROADCASTING, where he served as NSM.