Jim Fowler, the longtime host of “Wild Kingdom,” has passed away He was 87.
Fowler died Wednesday at his home in Norwalk, Conn., according to a declaration from his household acquired by The Hollywood Press Reporter No further information were offered.
” We honor Jim Fowler, who passed away on Might 8,2019 Jim was a real wildlife icon,” checked out a Thursday tweet from the “ Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom’ social networks account.
Fowler is endured by his other half, a wildlife artist, and the couple’s children Mark and Carrie, per The Hollywood Press reporter.
Fowler co-hosted the Emmy-winning nature series alongside fellow zoologist Marlin Perkins starting in 1963– when the program released– until Perkins’ retirement in1985 Fowler then hosted solo for several years and returned for its revival in 2002.
He likewise served as a wildlife reporter for NBC’s “Today.”