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Hugh Downs


Hugh Downs was born on February 14, 1921 in Akron, Ohio, USA as Hugh Malcolm Downs. He is an actor and producer, known for Live from Lincoln Center (1976), Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) and Concentration (1958). He was previously married to Ruth Shaheen. See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Live from Lincoln Center
Live from Lincoln Center Himself - Host / Himself - Announcer
(1990-1997)
Car 54, Where Are You?
(1961)
Concentration
Concentration Himself - Host / Himself
(1958-1969)
Over Easy
Over Easy Himself - Host / Himself
(1978-1980)

Filmography

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 2003 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Wall Street: Culture & Capitalism (2003) ... Narrator (voice)
 1984 Call to Glory (TV Series)
News Reporter
- Call to Glory (1984) ... News Reporter (uncredited)
 1980 Oh, God! Book II
NBC Newscaster
 1961 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Hugh Downs
- Catch Me on the Paar Show (1961) ... Hugh Downs
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Dan Flynn
- The Night of the Faceless Men (1960) ... Dan Flynn
 1958 La sonrisa de la Virgen
Narrator (US dubbed version) (voice)
 1957 Caesar's Hour (TV Series)
Announcer
- Episode #3.30 (1957) ... Announcer
 1942 Roxie Hart
Reporter in Bar (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (70 credits)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: 1958 Ford. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

A descendant of Davy Crockett, 19th century frontiersman and later congressman from Tennessee. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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