Ed Greene, who mixed some of the most highly regarded music, variety and award shows in the history of television, as well as earneda well-deserved reputation of being the go-to guy for drama series like ER,Fail Safe and The West Wing died peacefully in Los Angeles on August 9, with his family by his side. He was 82 years old.
His live productionsincludeddecadesofThe KennedyCenter Honors,The Grammy Awards,The Tony Awards,The Academy Awardsand The SAG Awards.Healso mixedthe Live from Lincoln Center specials, Carnegie Hall,Liveat100,numerousMacy’s ThanksgivingDayParades, TournamentofRoses Parade,The AFI LifeAchievement Awards,The 52ndPresidentialInauguralGala, The1996SummerOlympics,The2002 WinterOlympicsOpening and ClosingCeremoniesand years ofAmericanIdol.
Greenegarnered22Emmy wins,his most recentin 2015, and anastonishing61Emmy nominations,rankinghim thirdformost nominationsand secondformost winsbyanindividual.
Heissurvivedby his wife of30 years, LynneCruise,and his children,Grant,Sam, Lyndaand Larry in Los Angeles,and his brotherDavid in Toronto.