Profile: Charles “Capp” Cappleman
This month on UMC.org Profiles, Charles “Capp” Cappleman, recently retired executive vice president of West Coast operations and engineering of CBS Television City, shares his faith story.
In August of this year, Charles Cappleman retired from CBS after 50 years of service. This active United Methodist layman began work at CBS in 1954 as a stage manager, after helping to develop the Air Force’s first television unit in California. Cappleman is considered a television pioneer, having worked on such shows as The Judy Garland Show, The Ed Sullivan Show, All in the Family, The Smothers Brothers, The Price is Right, and The Carol Burnett Show, to name a few. In June, Cappleman was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame for his extraordinary contributions to the medium.
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