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Lung Association Executive Ken Langley Dead at 57

February 5, 1987

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Ken Langley, an actor, writer and director, died Wednesday of heart problems. He was 57.

Langley had been a writer and director with CBS television in New York City and with KCBS radio in San Francisco.

At the age of 7, he made his debut on the radio series, ″One Man’s Family.″ He later appeared on such series as ″Lux Radio Theatre,″ ″The Life of Riley″ and ″Stars Over Hollywood.″

He appeared in the pioneering television soap opera, ″The First Hundred Years,″ but gave up acting in 1950.

Langley was executive director of the American Lung Association’s San Francisco chapter from 1976-83.

He earlier served as public relations director for the national organization in New York and as director of communications for the California state organization.

Langley was a national vice president and trustee of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences from 1961-64.

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