STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,148 this week

Walter Cronkite (1916–2009)


Walter Cronkite was born on November 4, 1916 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA as Walter Leland Cronkite Jr. He is known for his work on You Are There (1953), Fail Safe (2000) and The Twentieth Century (1957). He was married to Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Maxwell. He died on July 17, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 people
created 20 Jun 2011
 
a list of 7 people
created 28 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 128 people
created 29 Jul 2012
 
a list of 36 people
created 15 Dec 2012
 
a list of 31 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Walter Cronkite.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 10 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (7 credits)
 2009 Great Decisions (TV Series)
Narrator
- Running Out: The Global Food Crisis (2009) ... Narrator (voice)
 1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
Captain Neweyes (voice)
 1982 Spaceship Earth (Short)
2nd Edition Narrator - 1986-1994 (voice)
 1960 The VIII Winter Olympics (TV Mini-Series)
 1959 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Narrator
- White Collar Bandit (1959) ... Narrator
 1954-1956 You Are There (TV Series)
Narrator / Host
- Paul Revere's Ride (April 18. 1775) (1954) ... Host / Narrator
Show Show Editorial department (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (195 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (94 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Narrator (recorded voice) for Broadway show How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 18 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I only met Martin Luther King on a few occasions but I was always struck by the obvious force, the power of his character which is clearly what the Civil Rights movement needed at that point. See more »

Trivia:

Satirized by Ray Goulding as "Walter Chronic" in Cold Turkey (1971). See more »

Trademark:

Always closed his newscasts by saying "And that's the way it is"

Nickname:

The Most Trusted Man in America See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I thought he was dead hansorlegs
BOHEMIAN GROVE MEMBER snoorton
Short Cronkite Write-Up JustPlainLenny
You would do all a service wecare-mn
Can someone explain this quote? axlefoley
Hey get this RobertW7373
Discuss Walter Cronkite on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page