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Robert Trout (I) (1909–2000)

Pioneering US broadcast journalist for seven decades from the early 1930's, and a disciple of the legendary Edward R. Murrow. Over his career, he worked for the three top commercial networks in the United States (principally CBS but later NBC and then ABC), as well as for National Public Radio -- the last, even as a nonagenarian. While with ABC ... See full bio »

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Known For

America Speaks
(1951)
Presidential Timber
Presidential Timber Moderator (1952)
(1948)
Who Said That?
Who Said That? Himself - Host
(1948-1950)

Filmography

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 1951 America Speaks (TV Series)
Host
 1948 Presidential Timber (TV Series)
Moderator (1952)
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 2010 Cordelia (Short) (thanks)
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 2008 Frost/Nixon
Himself (uncredited)
 2002 Television in America: An Autobiography (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 1999 The Interviews: An Oral History of Television (TV Series)
Himself
- Robert Trout (1999) ... Himself
 1999 The Century: America's Time (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- 1914-1919: Shell Shock (1999) ... Himself
 1972 The Valachi Papers
Himself (uncredited)
 1969 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #8.122 (1969) ... Himself
- Episode #8.97 (1969) ... Himself
 1963-1965 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Narrator / Reporter / Himself-- Reporter
- The Rating Game (1965) ... Himself - Narrator
- Murder and the Right to Bear Arms (1964) ... Reporter
- The Great American Funeral (1963) ... Himself-- Reporter
 1965 Eye on New York (TV Series)
Himself
- Reflections on the Fair (1965) ... Himself
 1956 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Mystery Guest
- Episode dated 12 August 1956 (1956) ... Himself - Mystery Guest
 1954 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Himself - Panelist / Himself - CBS News Commentator
- Episode dated 20 December 1954 (1954) ... Himself - Panelist
- Episode dated 26 November 1954 (1954) ... Himself - Panelist
- Episode dated 3 November 1954 (1954) ... Himself - CBS News Commentator
 1954 The Secret of Selling the Negro Market (Documentary)
Himself - Host
 1952 See It Now (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode #2.16 (1952) ... Himself
- Episode #1.9 (1952) ... Himself
 1948-1950 Who Said That? (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- Episode #3.30 (1950) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #3.29 (1950) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #3.28 (1950) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #3.8 (1950) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #3.1 (1950) ... Himself - Host
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 1997 Cronkite Remembers (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (at the 1964 Democratic National Convention) (uncredited)
 1960 Project XX (TV Series documentary)
Himself - NBC Broadcaster
- Not So Long Ago (1960) ... Himself - NBC Broadcaster
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Personal Details

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

Pioneer radio and television news broadcaster and commentator, whose career started in 1931 and continued until his death. See more »

Nickname:

The "iron man" of broadcast journalism

Star Sign:

Libra

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