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Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor was born Gary Edward Keillor on August 7, 1942, in Anoka, a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. He was one of six children in the family. His father was of English, as well as Welsh and German, descent, and his paternal grandfather was Canadian. His maternal grandparents were Scottish immigrants. Keillor graduated from the ... See full bio »
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 2013 Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure (Video)
Farmer O'Dell / Narrator (voice)
 2011 The Darkest Evening of the Year (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 The Minus Touch (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2006 Afraid So (Short) (voice)
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
 1997 Redux Riding Hood (Short)
The Narrator (voice)
 1996 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- The Wright Stuff (1996) ... Narrator (voice)
 1993 The Dakota Conflict (TV Movie)
 1990 The Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Walt Whitman / Various
- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... Walt Whitman / Various (voice)
- The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990) ... Walt Whitman / Various (voice)
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... Walt Whitman / Various (voice)
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Book: "Comedy Theater," 1994. See more »

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2 Interviews | 13 Articles | See more »


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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When you're in your 20s, your 30s, even, you have - at least, I had - vast ambitions, and you sit around mooning about these things, and you're depressed, because you haven't done them. And it takes you a long time to come to the realization that if you can't be John Updike, well, then, you can't. If you can't be Philip Roth, then don't. So you'll do this other thing instead. And maybe you'll be ... See more »


Garrison Keillor was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1994. See more »

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