Lance Heflin

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Lance Heflin

Lance Heflin

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Lance Heflin

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: November 21, 1952
Date of Passing: November 15, 2020
Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, USA
Obituary: Hollywood Reporter

Lance Heflin was an American television producer.

Heflin spent his early career in Miami, as a photographer at WCKT (now WSVN), and an investigative producer at WPLG.

Heflin started his producing career with 48 Hours. The CBS series highlighted various true crime stories and criminal cases. Heflin worked on 48 Hours until 1989.

He served as executive producer on America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back from 1989 to 2011. During the span of Heflin’s decades-long producing career, America’s Most Wanted reunited more than 30 abducted children with their families.

Lance Heflin was an American television producer.

Heflin spent his early career in Miami, as a photographer at WCKT (now WSVN), and an investigative producer at WPLG.

Heflin started his producing career with 48 Hours. The CBS series highlighted various true crime stories and criminal cases. Heflin worked on 48 Hours until 1989.

He served as executive producer on America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back from 1989 to 2011. During the span of Heflin’s decades-long producing career, America’s Most Wanted reunited more than 30 abducted children with their families.

In 1995, Heflin received a Primetime Emmy nomination in the category of Outstanding Children's Program for the TV movie Smart Kids, which, as executive producer, he shared with John Walsh, creator and host of America’s Most Wanted.

Heflin died November 15, 2020. He was 67.

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination
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