Marshall Brodien Better Known as Wizzo the Wizard on ‘Bozo' Has Died at 84

Marshall Brodien who played 'Wizzo the Wizard' on 'The Bozo Show,' has passed on at the age of 84-years-old.

Marshall Brodien played "Wizzo the Wizard" on WGN TV's Bozo Show for 26 years. The 84-year-old passed away today.

His wife, Mary revealed that he passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's at Arden Courts of Geneva where he lived for the past five years. Brodien was first diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2007.

He had played one most beloved characters in the history of Chicago children's television. He was the magical wizard known as "Wizzo". He won an Emmy Award winner and recipient of the Chicago TV Academy's Silver Circle Hall of Fame.

He is survived by his wife, Mary, six children and stepchildren, and 14 grand and great-grandchildren.