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Charles Collingwood (I) (1917–1985)

One of "The Murrow Boys," Charles Collingwood was hired by Edward R. Murrow as a correspondent for CBS during World War II. After the war Collingwood worked as CBS reporter in California, at the United Nations and at The White House. He also served as Special Assistant to Averell Harriman at the Mutual Security Agency from 1951-52. He was named ... See full bio »

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Adventure
Adventure Himself - Host / Narrator
(1955)
Person to Person
Person to Person Himself - - Host / Himself - Host / Himself - - Guest / Himself - Host and Interviewer
(1955-1961)
Chronicle
Chronicle Himself - Host / Narrator
(1963-1964)

Filmography

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 1960 The Witness (TV Series)
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- Kid Twist (1960) ... Narrator
 1956 The Sharkfighters
Narrator
 1954 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Narrator
- An Almanac of Liberty (1954) ... Narrator
 1951 The Big Question (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Host, "Conquest," CBS- TV, 1959- 60. The program focused on advances in the world of science. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | See more »
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Personal Quote:

All over the world, people are going to remember all their lives what they were doing when they first heard that President Kennedy had been killed.

Trivia:

He was a friend (and, in Mexico, a neighbor) of Richard Burton, who, in the late 1960s, expressed a wish to direct a film version of Collingwood's novel, "The Defector", to star Elizabeth Taylor and Gregory Peck. Burton also planned to play a small cameo role in the film. However, no film of the book was ever made. See more »

Nickname:

The Duke of Collingwood

Star Sign:

Gemini

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