Al Lewis, known widely as "Uncle Al" of "The Uncle Al Show," died Saturday morning. He was 84.
The Uncle Al show debuted on WCPO on June 12 ,1950. His wife Wanda Lewis joined the show in 1956 as the character "Captain Windy", drawing pictures for the children and handling many of the educational aspects of the program. Together they entertained local children for 35 years. Thousands of Tri-State children appeared on his show over the years.
Published in Journal-News from Mar. 1 to Mar. 6, 2009