LOS ANGELES (CBS SF/AP) — A spokesman says veteran TV and stage director Jeffrey Hayden has died.

Publicist Jeff Sanderson said Tuesday that Hayden died at home on Dec. 24 after a year of cancer treatment. Hayden was 90.

READ MORE: COVID, Homeless Encampments Are Final Straws For School In San Jose's Little Italy Neighborhood

Hayden directed live TV plays in the 1950s and later series including CBS’ “Cagney & Lacey” and “Magnum, P.I.” He worked extensively in the theater and directed his wife, Oscar-winning actress Eva Marie Saint, both on TV and in plays.

READ MORE: COVID: Health Officials Find More CoCo County Restaurants Not Checking Vaccine Cards

Hayden is survived by Saint, their two children and grandchildren.

TM and © Copyright 2017 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
MORE NEWS: Anti Police-Terror Project: Oakland PD Has Management Problem, Not Staffing Problem