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Dan Rather


Daniel Irvin Rather was born in Wharton, Texas, to Byrl Veda (Page) and Daniel Irvin Rather, a ditch digger. He graduated from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, where he wanted to play football. He worked at local radio station KSAM in Huntsville during his college years. Following graduation he worked for radio station KTRK in Houston ... See full bio »
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3 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Big Interview with Dan Rather
The Big Interview with Dan Rather Himself / Himself - Host
(2013-2017)
60 Minutes
60 Minutes Himself / Himself - Correspondent / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Different Kind of Grocery") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Election Update") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Elian's Father") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Fighting AIDS") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "George Clooney") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Is the Price Right?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "MS-13") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Mad Money Man") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Ethanol Solution") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Hermit Kingdom") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The New Beirut") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "War Update") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "War With Iraq") / Himself - Host / Himself - correspondent Noah
(1975-2006)
48 Hours
48 Hours Himself - Host / Himself - Correspondent
(1988-2001)
CBS Evening News with Dan Rather
(1983-2004)

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 2016 The Films of Avi Krum (Short)
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 2014 Tom Green Live (TV Series)
 2008 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- E Pluribus Wiggum (2008) ... Dan Rather (voice)
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Other Works:

Release of his book: "The American Dream: Stories From the Heart of Our Nation". See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 19 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dan Rader

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

It is a somewhat surreal experience to see yourself being played by Robert Redford. He made me look better on screen than I ever thought I looked. See more »

Trivia:

Attended Hamilton Junior School in Houston, Texas. See more »

Trademark:

Use of odd metaphors, or "Texanisms," when reporting the news See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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