Richard Harrison, known as "The Old Man" on the hit series "Pawn Stars," has died at 77.

Harrison's son Rick Harrison, confirmed the news in an Instagram post.

"He will be tremendously missed by our family, the team at Gold & Silver Pawn and his many fans the world over," Rick Harrison wrote. "He was my hero and I was fortunate to get a very cool 'Old Man' as my dad."

"Pawn Stars" features the family-run Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas. In addition to the late Harrison, it stars Rick Harrison, Corey "Big Hoss" Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell.

The reality series premiered on the History Channel in 2009.

The History Channel also released a statement Monday.