In Remembrance: Richard “Dick” Orkin ’59MFA Died on December 25 2017

Dick Orkin, an award-winning radio personality and ad creator, died on December 25, 2017, in Thousand Oaks, California. He was 84.  He had a long and successful career as a radio advertising pitchman, creating characters and comic segments, most notably his “Chickenman” character.

A full story appeared in the Chicago Tribune on December 27, 2017.

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