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Aug 06, 2019 - Philadelphia Inquirer

Phil Hymes

TV Lighting director, 96

Phil Hymes, 96, an Emmy-winning lighting director, died of complications from cancer at a New York City hospital on July 29, NBC said.

His early TV credits included Your Hit Parade and The Steve Allen Show, and he joined Saturday Night Live in 1976.

Mr. Hymes received an Emmy for his work on SNL in 2018, his last year with the NBC show. He occasionally appeared in its sketches, including in episodes hosted by Christopher Walken and Juli...