CLAIM

Richard Harrison, known as the "the Old Man" on "Pawn Stars," passed away in June 2016.

FALSE

RATING

FALSE

ORIGIN

In June 2016, a rumor began to make the rounds on social media that Richard Harrison, known as “The Old Man” on the History Channel show Pawn Stars, had passed away. The rumor aoriginated with a Facebook page called “RIP ‘Old Man’ Harrison” created on 26 June 2016:

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Despite the Facebook page’s repeated assertion that Harrison passed away, the Pawn Stars star is still alive and well. Neither History Channel nor his co-stars has made any announcements regarding “The Old Man’s” alleged demise.