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Mike Wallace (I) (1918–2012)

Mike Wallace was born on May 9, 1918 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Myron Leon Wallace. He was a producer and actor, known for 60 Minutes (1968), The Mike Wallace Interview (1957) and Adventure (1953). He was married to Mary Yates, Lorraine Perigord, Buff Cobb and Norma Kaphan. He died on April 7, 2012 in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 1958-1959 The Ben Hecht Show (TV Series) (producer - 101 episodes)
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Other Works:

Book (w/Gary Paul Gates): "Between You and Me: A Memoir". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Mike Wallace | Myron Wallace


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The Westmoreland affair, professionally and personally, was one of the most difficult times of my life. It was just devastatingly difficult because my integrity was put to question, and as a reporter, that's the single most important thing you've got. See more »


Enlisted in the United States Navy in 1943 and served as a communications officer during World War II on the USS Anthedon, a submarine tender. He saw no combat, but traveled to Hawaii, Australia, and Subic Bay in the Philippines, then patrolling the South China Sea, the Philippine Sea and south of Japan. Wallace returned to Chicago after being discharged in 1946. See more »


His catchphrase - "Forgive me!" See more »

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