Richard Harrison, ‘The Old Man’ on ‘Pawn Stars,’ Dies at 77
The cast of the History Channel reality show "Pawn Stars" is mourning the loss of Richard Harrison -- "the Old Man" -- who has died at age 77.
His son and co-star on the show, Rick Harrison, confirmed his father's death, according to the UK-based news site The Independent.
The show, which began in 2009 and is filmed in Las Vegas' Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, also features Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison and Austin “Chumlee” Russell.
The History Channel released this statement:
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend Richard ‘The Old Man’ Harrison, a beloved member of the Pawn Stars family. He will be greatly missed for his wisdom and candor. Our thoughts are with the Harrison family during this difficult time."