Ron Weaver Dies, TV Producer Was 75

    May 15, 2013

Ron Weaver, a long-time daytime TV producer, has died at the age of 75. He was best known as a long-time producer of the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.

According to an obituary in the Hollywood Reporter, Weaver died at his home in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 9. The cause of his death has not been released.

Weaver began his career at WCBS in New York, and then moved on to become a producer for Children’s Television Workshop. There he was involved in creating classic kids shows such as Sesame Street, The Electric Company, and 3-2-1 Contact.

He joined The Bold and the Beautiful in 1986 as an associate producer, helping to launch the soap opera. During his 27 years with the show he rose to become a senior producer and eventually vice president of BBL Distribution. He, along with other The Bold and the Beautiful producers, received three Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series during his time with the show.