‘Scarface’ actor dies at 78

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Television Personality Mario Machado. File Photo Jan 3, 1977

(LA TIMES) — Mario Machado, a longtime Los Angeles television news anchor and reporter who also played a newsman in a number of films and television shows, has died at a West Hills convalescent facility, said his daughter Michelle.

He was 78.

Machado, who worked for many years at KCBS-TV Channel 2, its predecessor KNXT and other local stations, died Saturday of complications of pneumonia, his daughter said. He had been ill for some time with Parkinson’s disease.

To read the full article, visit LATimes.com.