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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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Known For

The Big Interview with Dan Rather
The Big Interview with Dan Rather Himself / Himself - Host
(2013-2017)
60 Minutes
60 Minutes Himself - Correspondent / Himself / 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)

Filmography

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

Other Works:

Release of his book, "Deadlines and Datelines". See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 19 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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:

Graduated from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, where the communications building is named for him. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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