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  • News Anchor and Scarface Actor Mario Machado Dead at 78

  • Mario Machado, an eight-time Emmy-winning Los Angeles news anchor-turned-actor, died Saturday, according to The Associated Press. He was 78.
    Machado died of complications from pneumonia at a Los Angeles convalescent facility.
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  • Mario Machado, an eight-time Emmy-winning Los Angeles news anchor-turned-actor, died Saturday, according to The Associated Press. He was 78.
    Machado died of complications from pneumonia at a Los Angeles convalescent facility.
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    Throughout the '60s and '70s, Machado was Los Angeles' first Asian-American newscaster, working for KHJ-TV (now KCAL-TV) and KNXT (now KCBS-TV). He was also the host of Medix, a medical investigation series for which he earned three Emmy nominations.
    Additionally, he portrayed a news anchor in such films as Scarface, Robocop and Oh, God!
    Machado is survived by his four children: Brian, Michelle, Dennis and Andrea.
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