Renowned film director Hugh Wilson dies

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Condolences and expressions of grief poured out on social media over the death of prolific film writer and director Hugh Wilson, who lived for years in Albemarle County.

According to family friends, Wilson died at home over the long weekend after an illness.

He is best known for his work on the wildly popular TV sit-come WKRP in Cincinnati and for films including Police Academy, Guarding Tess and Blast from the Past.

Wilson was 74.

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