Former 60 Minutes anchor Mike Wallace has passed away at the age of 93 at a senior care center on Saturday night (April 7) in New Canaan, Conn.
Mike helped put the news show 60 Minutes on the map with his investigative journalism and famous hard-hitting interviews with both the famous and the infamous.
“It is with tremendous sadness that we mark the passing of Mike Wallace. His extraordinary contribution as a broadcaster is immeasurable and he has been a force within the television industry throughout its existence,” Leslie Moonves, president of CBS, said in a statement.
Numerous celebrities have expressed their condolences via Twitter.
Our thoughts are with Mike‘s friends and family at this time.