Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Bob Shaw, KTVU movie critic, dead at 56

Bob Shaw, who had a 31-year career at KTVU, died Friday from liver failure and complications of Crohn's disease. He was 56.

Wilkins began his career in 1971 as producer of "Creature Features" hosted by Bob Wilkins. He joined KTVU in 1976 where he was the film critic and entertainment reporter from 1983 to 2007. He also worked as a news editor and he won six Emmys.

The Chron this morning ran a tribute to Shaw by comedian Mark Pitta. And here's a link to KTVU's report on Shaw's career.

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