Producer Aaron Spelling dies at age 83

Aaron Spelling, legendary television production who created some of the most popular U.S. hit series, “Charlie’s Angels”, “Dynasty”,”Beverly Hills 90210″ and “Melrose Place,” died in his home on Friday, reports his publicist Kevin Sasaki.

Spelling’s other hit series included ”Love Boat,” ”Fantasy Island,” ”Burke’s Law,” ”The Mod Squad,” ”Starsky and Hutch,” ” T.J. Hooker,” ”Matt Houston,” ”Hart to Hart” and ”Hotel.” He also was involved with the series  ”7th Heaven” and ”Summerland.”

Spelling suffered a stroke on June 18th.

Born on April 22, 1923, Spelling grew up in a small frame house on Browder Street in Dallas ”on the wrong side of the tracks,” he wrote in his memoir, ”Aaron Spelling: A Prime-Time Life.”  He later enlisted in the Army Air Corps in the early 1940’s.

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