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Eric Sevareid (1912–1992)

Eric Sevareid was born on November 26, 1912 in Velva, North Dakota, USA as Arnold Eric Sevareid. He was an actor and writer, known for The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (1965), Countdown to Looking Glass (1984) and The Jigsaw Man (1984). He was married to Suzanne St. Pierre, Belén Marshall and Lois Finger. He died on July 9, 1992 in Washington, District... See full bio »

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Dealing with network executives is like being nibbled to death by ducks.


He started using Eric, his middle name, when he became one of Ed Murrow's boys, as World War II neared and his broadcasting career began. See more »

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