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  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 15 Aug 2009
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Syd Cassyd

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Previous star: Rod Steiger


Source: Wikipedia

Sydney Cassyd (December 28, 1908 – February 4, 2000) was the founder of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Fact file

  • Born: Sydney CassydDecember 28, 1908Teaneck, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Died: February 4, 2000 (aged 91)Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Television executive
  • Known for: Founder of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Spouse(s): Miriam Kirshenbaumm. 1938

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In the news

TV Academy to Honor Spike Jones Jr. at Creative Arts Emmys
Variety, 2015-07-08 22:58:12
Longtime Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards producer Spike Jones Jr. will be honored at this year’s ceremony with the Syd Cassyd Founders Award, the Television Academy announced Wednesday. Named for the TV Academy’s founder, the award recognizes Academy members who have made a significant, positive impact on the organization through ...

Askin to receive TV Academy honor
Variety, 2012-07-09 10:16:04
TV News: Syd Cassyd Founders Award honors former chairman for service

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