Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio broadcaster with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82. Danny Deraney, publicist for Kasem’s daughter, Kerri, says Kasem died Sunday morning.
Oct. 27, 2003 In 2003, broadcaster Casey Kasem received the Radio Icon Award at the Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas. Steve Marcus/Reuters Buy Photo