Barry Garron, former Chief TV Critic for The Hollywood Reporter, died June 23 at a medical facility in Gilbert, Ariz. He was 72.
Garron, who was well-liked in the industry as a “genial Midwesterner,” spent a little more than a decade as a prominent critic for The Hollywood Reporter. He was there for the dawn of the premium TV era, writing the first review of “The Sopranos” for the publication, among other formative shows from “Will & Grace” to “The West Wing” to Jimmy Kimmel’s 2003 debut on ABC.
Born in Chicago, Garron attended the University of Missouri — Columbia, earning a pair of degrees in journalism and political
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