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Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour was born on January 12, 1958 in London, England. She is known for her work on War Photographer (2001), Veillées d'armes (1994) and 60 Minutes (1968). She has been married to James Rubin since August 8, 1998. They have one child. See full bio »

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War Photographer
War Photographer Chief International Correspondent CNN
Veillées d'armes
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60 Minutes Herself - Correspondent (segment "Richard Harris") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Agent Orange") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Amazon Treasure") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Billion Dollar Business") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Brain Rangers") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Broken Promises") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Carlos Acosta's Story") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Caught Up in a Custody Battle") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Coming Apart at the Seams") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Diego Garcia") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "For Love of Money") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "French Connection") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Iraq After Saddam") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Poisoned") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Queen Rania") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Scars of War") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Sleeping Sickness") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "The Garden of Eden") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "The New French Revolution") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "The Seamy Side of Paradise") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "The Sunni Triangle") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Two Faces of Pakistan") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Weapons of Mass Destruction") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Women of Afghanistan")
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[on being awarded the Order of the British Empire] I'll tell you something odd. I grew up a monarchist in Iran. It was all I knew. And I respected the British monarchy. But in the interim I've tried to put the spotlight on people who are struggling for their rights, or the right to stay alive, and that really affected me when it came to standing in from of the Queen to receive the honor. Because ... See more »


She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. See more »

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