Sandy Prudden

Sandy Prudden, stage manager for the syndicated program “Donny & Marie,” died Dec. 11 in Burbank following a brief illness. He was 54.

Prudden formerly worked with the Osmonds in 1974, when he served as stage manager on “The Donny & Marie Show.”

He was also involved in numerous TV specials including the Smothers Brothers, Dolly Parton and Whoopi Goldberg shows, and award shows such as the Academy Awards, the Emmy Awards and the American Music Awards.

Prudden is survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters and 15 grandchildren.

The family requests that donations be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, 1300 Piccard Dr., Ste. 200, Rockville, MD 20850-4303.

More Scene

  • Tesse Restaurant Opens on L.A.'s Sunset

    Tesse Restaurant Takes on the Challenge of Making the Sunset Strip Hip Again

    Sandy Prudden, stage manager for the syndicated program “Donny & Marie,” died Dec. 11 in Burbank following a brief illness. He was 54. Prudden formerly worked with the Osmonds in 1974, when he served as stage manager on “The Donny & Marie Show.” He was also involved in numerous TV specials including the Smothers Brothers, […]

  • Tiffany Haddish

    MTV Movie and TV Awards: The 10 Standout Moments

    Sandy Prudden, stage manager for the syndicated program “Donny & Marie,” died Dec. 11 in Burbank following a brief illness. He was 54. Prudden formerly worked with the Osmonds in 1974, when he served as stage manager on “The Donny & Marie Show.” He was also involved in numerous TV specials including the Smothers Brothers, […]

  • Michael B. Jordan

    'Black Panther,' 'Stranger Things' Reign at 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards (Full List)

    Sandy Prudden, stage manager for the syndicated program “Donny & Marie,” died Dec. 11 in Burbank following a brief illness. He was 54. Prudden formerly worked with the Osmonds in 1974, when he served as stage manager on “The Donny & Marie Show.” He was also involved in numerous TV specials including the Smothers Brothers, […]

  • Brandon Flynn, Timothy Granaderos, Alisha Boe,

    Alisha Boe Says Brock Turner Case Was Her 'Bible' for '13 Reasons Why' Season 2

    Sandy Prudden, stage manager for the syndicated program “Donny & Marie,” died Dec. 11 in Burbank following a brief illness. He was 54. Prudden formerly worked with the Osmonds in 1974, when he served as stage manager on “The Donny & Marie Show.” He was also involved in numerous TV specials including the Smothers Brothers, […]

  • Yara ShahidiMTV Movie & TV Awards,

    Yara Shahidi, Noah Schnapp, More Talk the Dangers of Social Media at MTV Awards

    Sandy Prudden, stage manager for the syndicated program “Donny & Marie,” died Dec. 11 in Burbank following a brief illness. He was 54. Prudden formerly worked with the Osmonds in 1974, when he served as stage manager on “The Donny & Marie Show.” He was also involved in numerous TV specials including the Smothers Brothers, […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content