Presenter Sam Rubin DIES aged 64 following heart attack hours after appearing on-air

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Veteran broadcaster ‘Hollywood’ Sam Rubin has died aged 64.

The former This Morning star , who hosted Hollywood Uncensored, tragically passed away on Friday after he was rushed to hospital in Los Angeles.

What Happened to Sam?

Sam suffered a fatal heart attack in his Hollywood home just hours after doing his regular news segment on air, in the morning, per Variety.

Sam was transported to UCLA West Hills in an ambulance but was pronounced dead on arrival.

The reporter, who was on air just yesterday, worked at KTLA since 1991, covering entertainment, movies and TV.

About Sam

He made regular appearances on This Morning in the UK in 2018, chatting to former hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield

The late TV star was happily married to wife Leslie Gale Shuman, whom he married in 2007, and share two children together.

ITV have led the stars paying tribute to the beloved entertainment host after KTLA confirmed the saddened news.

Tributes

Taking to X/Twitter, ITV wrote: ‘We have very heavy hearts this weekend with the news from Los Angeles that our Hollywood reporter Sam Rubin has died at the age of 64. 

‘Sam was an Emmy winning entertainment correspondent and presenter for Los Angeles’ No 1 morning show on KTLA, and regularly broadcast live into This Morning. 

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‘He woke up Tinseltown every day for decades with his likeable charm and knowledgeable take on the movie world, he was on first name terms with the stars and became affectionately known as ‘Hollywood Sam’ We will miss him. 

‘There will be a tribute to Sam on Monday’s show, but in the meantime, we send our condolences to his wife Leslie, their four children and Sam’s colleagues at KTLA.’

Rylan Clarke, who was among the stars to pay tribute, also added: ‘Extremely sad news. A lovely man x’.

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