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Roger Grimsby (1928–1995)

Roger Grimsby was born on September 23, 1928. He was an actor, known for Ghostbusters (1984), Bananas (1971) and The Exterminator (1980). He died on June 25, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1991 Nothing But Trouble
TV Anchor
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- The Mystery of Manon: Part 1 (1988) ... Newscaster
 1986 Power
 1984 Ghostbusters
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 1985 Turk 182!
 1980 News 4 New York (TV Series)
Himself - Commentary (1987-1989)
 1980 The Exterminator
 1975 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
- Episode #1.88 (1975) ... Himself
- Episode #1.87 (1975) ... Himself
 1971 Bananas
 1968 Eyewitness News (TV Series)
New York Anchor (1968-1986)
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 2015 The Seventies (TV Series documentary)
Himself - ABC News
- Television Gets Real (2015) ... Himself - ABC News

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Television newscaster on WABC-TV Ch. 7 in New York City (1968-1988).

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His opening line "Good evening, I'm Roger Grimsby; hear now the news" was used by Chevy Chase as the basis for his "Good evening, I'm Chevy Chase and you're not" intro on the "Weekend Update" segments of Saturday Night Live (1975). See more »


Opened every newscast with "Good evening, I'm Roger Grimsby, here now the news"; closed with "Hoping your news is good news, I'm Roger Grimsby."

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