Ed McMahon Dies

Ed McMahon, the man who introduced Johnny Carson for years with his trademark "Heeeere's Johnny!" passed away today of a "multitude of health problems" at the age of 86.

Known to millions as Carson's steady sidekick on the venerable NBC late-night program, McMahon also hosted the syndicated talent show "Star Search" from 1983-95, served as a prominent commercials pitchman for American Family Publishers sweepstakes and many other products and appeared in films and TV shows.
Read more about his life and career at The Hollywood Reporter.

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