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ACTOR/NEWSMAN MARIO MACHADO DEAD

Monday, May 06, 2013 - Newscaster-turned-SCARFACE star Mario Machado has died, aged 78.

The China-born actor, who was Los Angeles' first Asian-American TV news anchor in the 1960s, died on Saturday (04May13) from complications of pneumonia.

He won eight Emmy Awards as a newsman and producer, and he branched out into movies, landing roles in films like Scarface, Robocop and Rocky Iii.

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