Robert Jolin Osborne, Jr. was born on May 3, 1932, and died on March 6, 2017.
He was an American film historian.
He was also a actor.
He was popularly known as the primary host for the cable channel Turner Classic Movies (TCM).
Before his time at TCM, Osborne had been a host on The Movie Channel
He was previously a columnist for The Hollywood Reporter.
He also wrote the official history of the Academy Awards, originally published in 1988, and most recently updated in 2013.
Robert Osborne passed away at 84 years old.