In a statementThe death of Dick Carson, TV director, was announced by his loved ones. He died December 19, 2021.
Dick died “peacefully at his home in Studio City, CA,”According to his family “after a brief illness.”Although the cause of Dick’s death is unknown, he was surrounded at his funeral by family. “The family wishes to thank Teri David and Anna Santy, who, during the past several months, brought music and laughter, along with their kind, loving care, to Dick and his family,”Read the statement.
Dick shared his story about his career in 2015 with a magazine. Interviews for the Directors Guild of AmericaHe also spent many years as a director on his brother Johnny Carson’s show. “The Tonight Show,”The late 1960s. “[Johnny] was my hero, you know,”The director stated. “He got into magic very early, very early. And got into it and started doing magic shows for different places. I would go along and carry the luggage or bring in the props and things like that.”