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Fred Rogers (I) (1928–2003)


Fred Rogers was the host of the popular long-running public television children's show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. The show debuted in Pittsburgh in 1967 and was picked up by PBS the next year, becoming a staple of public TV stations around the United States. Rogers' mild manner, cardigan sweaters and soft speaking voice made him both widely ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

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His company, Family Communications, Inc., collaborated with the Henry Buhl Jr. Planetarium & Observatory, Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to produce a show called "The Sky Above Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." As of May 2003, it was playing in 15 planetariums across the United States.

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 12 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Mr. Rogers

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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I got into television because I hated it so. And I thought there's some way of using this fabulous instrument to nurture those who would watch and listen. See more »

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Ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1963. See more »

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His gentle and caring personality See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Rogers

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