9 May 2016
Mr Reg Grundy AC OBE, businessman, media personality, television producer and founder of the Reg Grundy Organisation has passed away, aged 92.
His legendary contribution to the television industry and media industry saw him receive an OBE in 1983 and Companion of the Order of Australia in 2008 and Mr Grundy became synonymous for producing local Australian drama and game shows.
Mr Grundy’s many radio and television credits include Wheel of Fortune, Sale of the Century, The Price is Right, Family Feud and Blind Date.
He also developed and produced many Australian TV dramas including Prisoner, The Young Doctors, The Restless Years, Sons and Daughters, and Neighbours, which is now in its 31st year.
Inducted into the Logies Hall of Fame in in 1993, Mr Grundy’s work in television and media leaves a lasting legacy for all Australians.
My sincere condolences to Mr Grundy’s family and friends.