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John Stossel


John Stossel was born on March 6, 1947 in Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA as John F. Stossel. He is a writer, known for Stossel (2009), 20/20 (1978) and The O'Reilly Factor (1996). See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1994-2007 20/20 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Fame Junkies (2007) ... (writer)
- The Ugly Truth (1994) ... (writer)
 2003 Help Me! I Can't Help Myself with John Stossel (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Common Sense with John Stossel (TV Movie)
Show Show Self (48 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his book, "Shopping Smart: The Only Consumer Guide You'll Ever Need". See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Government agencies suck.

Trivia:

When doing a report on wrestling in 1985, Stossel was interviewing David Schultz (aka Dr. D. David Shultz). Stossel came right out and told Shultz that he thought wrestling was fake. Shultz slapped him in the ear twice, causing Stossel to walk away. He claimed Shultz gave him massive ear trauma and decided to sue the World Wrestling Federation. In the end, the WWF succumbed to the pressure, and ... See more »

Trademark:

"Give Me A Break" editorial segments on 20/20 (1978) See more »

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No, give US a break. xavrush89
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