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The man whose story inspired the movie “Good Morning, Vietnam” has passed away at age 79. Adrian Cronauer was a radio disc jockey, a community theater actor, an attorney and a Pentagon advisor who once worked at Roanoke FM station WPVR – now Wheeler Broadcasting’s Star Country. Robin Williams earned an Academy Award nomination for portraying Cronauer’s Vietnam disc jockey character in the 1987 film. Production Director Mitch Todd calls Cronauer a mentor: