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Charles Kuralt (1934–1997)


Charles Kuralt was born on September 10, 1934 in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for CBS News Sunday Morning (1979), CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite (1962) and Gauguin in Tahiti: The Search for Paradise (1967). He was married to Suzanna Baird and Sory Guthery. He died on July 4, 1997 in New York City, New ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

CBS News Sunday Morning
CBS News Sunday Morning Himself - Host / Himself
(1979-1989)
CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite
CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite Himself - Correspondent / Himself (segment "On The Road")
(1968-1975)
Murphy Brown
Murphy Brown Charles Kuralt
(1993)

Filmography

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 1970 The Opening of Japan's Expo '70 (TV Movie documentary)
 1967 Gauguin in Tahiti: The Search for Paradise (TV Movie documentary)
 1965-1966 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bulldozed America (1965) ... (writer)
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Show Show Self (39 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Charles Kuralt's America," 1996. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars. See more »

Trivia:

Since Kuralt's death in 1997, his estate has been in litigation after a second woman, Patricia Shannon came forth with the claim that she had been his lover for the past 30 years. She has sued Kuralt's wife & estate to get 90 acres where Kuralt had a fishing cabin and did go frequently "for seclusion". Patricia claims that she has lived there with Kuralt for all of that time. See more »

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