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.

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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.

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

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