Ex-anchorman enjoys comparison to Ron Burgundy

December 25, 2013 • Entertainment

This January 1981 photo shows Detroit newscaster Mort Crim. Comedian Will Ferrell has said the inspiration for his character in the “Anchorman” movies was Crim, who moved to northeast Florida in 1998 after retiring as a WDIV-V news anchor in Detroit. Crim says that the film is a satire and he doesn’t take offense to Ferrell’s performance. He says he always took his work seriously but tried not to take himself too seriously. (AP Photo/Detroit News)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A former 1970s anchorman is enjoying a little more time in the Login to read more

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