Alan Edmonds

Arthur Denis Edmonds (1932[1] – September 13, 2004), better known by his pseudonym Alan Edmonds, was a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and television. Edmonds was born in England. He was a reporter on Fleet Street in London, England and after the war, immigrated to Canada, first to Vancouver, British Columbia, and, then Toronto.[1] He wrote for the Toronto Star, among others, and subsequently for Maclean's Magazine,[1] where he was the Senior Editor at one point. He wrote a number of articles while at Macleans, among them one on Steven Truscott. He wrote a number of books as well, among them, Journey to the Edge of the World, which was a scrutiny of a research vessel plying the waters of Canada's far north. He was on-air talent, writer and producer for the highly successful CTV program Live It Up![2]

He died on September 13, 2004, of liver disease.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Ferenc, Leslie (September 14, 2004). "Edmonds showed how to 'Live It Up!'". The Toronto Star. p. B.05. Retrieved September 6, 2011.
  2. ^ Zerbisias, Antonia (March 31, 1989). "Alan Edmonds gives it up as co-host of Live It Up". The Toronto Star. p. D.20. Retrieved September 6, 2011.
  3. ^ "Journalist Alan Edmonds dies at age 71". HighBeam Research. Article from United Press International. September 13, 2004. Retrieved 2011-11-02.[dead link]