Director Charles Dubin has passed away at the age of 92.
He died of natural causes at his Brentwood, California home on Monday (05Sep11).
Dubin, who is perhaps best known for directing over 40 episodes of the hit TV classic M*A*S*H, also oversaw a number of other popular U.S. shows, including Hawaii Five-O, The Defenders, The Virginian, and Murder, She Wrote. He also won a Daytime Emmy Award for his work on children's programme Square One TV.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, he retired from the business in 1989.
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