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Dick McInnes

  • Birthplace: Tarentum, Pennsylvania
Date of passing: 
July 10, 2017

Dick McInnes was a publicist for soap operas and soap opera actors. He represented the likes of Richard Dean Anderson, Macdonald Carey, Emily McLaughlin, Anna Lee, David Lewis, Brenda Dickson and Bill and Susan Seaforth Hayes.

He got his start in PR at Rogers & Cowan, and in 1987 he was hired by Bill Bell, the co-creator of The Bold and the Beautiful, to publicize the series.

McInnes was a fixture in the world of soaps. He produced and hosted talk shows that focused on soap actors, he penned a column for Rona Barrett's Daytimers magazine, and he ran a soap opera merchandise store on Hollywood Boulevard.

Dick McInnes was a publicist for soap operas and soap opera actors. He represented the likes of Richard Dean Anderson, Macdonald Carey, Emily McLaughlin, Anna Lee, David Lewis, Brenda Dickson and Bill and Susan Seaforth Hayes.

He got his start in PR at Rogers & Cowan, and in 1987 he was hired by Bill Bell, the co-creator of The Bold and the Beautiful, to publicize the series.

McInnes was a fixture in the world of soaps. He produced and hosted talk shows that focused on soap actors, he penned a column for Rona Barrett's Daytimers magazine, and he ran a soap opera merchandise store on Hollywood Boulevard.

McInnes also collaborated with actress Dorothy Lamour on her 1980 autobiography, My Side of the Road.

McInnes died July 10, 2017, in Los Angeles. He was 81.

 

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