Luke confirmed the news to The Dallas Morning News. Robert was 75 years old.
Among Robert's career highlights was launching the TV career of PBS journalist Jim Lehrer, who created and hosted the award-winning nightly series, Newsroom. He also brought Monty Python's Flying Circus to American TV for the first time.
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Owen, 48, opened up about his father's battle with Alzheimer's disease in August 2015 during an interview with Guide Live.
"It's one of those things where if somebody had said 10 years ago, when my dad and I were joking around, having a putting match, that this is the position your dad's going to be in, where he basically