Sy Sperling, Founder of Hair Club for Men (and Also a Client), Dies at 78

Sy Sperling, Founder of Hair Club for Men (and Also a Client), Dies at 78:

A star in the era of TV pitchmen, Mr. Sperling rose to fame with ubiquitous late-night ads in the 1980s and ’90s. Sy Sperling, a businessman who helped bring the hair-loss industry into the mainstream with ubiquitous, self-effacing ads, died on Wednesday at a hospital in Boca Raton, Fla.