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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 12 May 1936Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date of Death 29 July 2007San Francisco, California, USA  (chronic lymphocytic leukemia)
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tom Snyder was born on May 12, 1936 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Tomorrow Coast to Coast (1973), The Late Late Show with Tom Snyder (1995) and A Century of Lionel Legendary Trains (2000). He was married to Mary Ann Bendel. He died on July 29, 2007 in San Francisco, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Mary Ann Bendel (1958 - 1975) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

Was parodied in the 1970s on TV's Saturday Night Live (1975); Dan Aykroyd exaggerated Snyder's manic laugh and brusque interviewing style.
Began his broadcasting career when he was 21 years old; worked at a small radio station in his hometown.
Readily admits that one of the most embarrassing moments of his career was while interviewing Meat Loaf. For the first ten minutes he kept calling the rocker "Meatball"
In his later years, lived a solitary life at his home in the hilly and winding road Benedict Canyon area, often coming in to downtown Beverly Hills in the evenings to socialize with friends at local restaurants.

Personal Quotes (2)

I learned a long time ago that if you bet on yourself, you win. If you bet on others, you lose.
I have never fallen in love with my own voice, but I've always had an attraction for it.

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