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Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters was born on September 25, 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Barbara Jill Walters. She is a producer and writer, known for 20/20 (1978), Today (1952) and ABC World News Tonight with David Muir (1953). She was previously married to Merv Adelson, Lee Guber and Robert Henry Katz. See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 15 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Barbara Walters: Her Story (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  The Barbara Walters Summer Special (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes, 2002 - 2013) (producer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013 (2013) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- A Barbara Walters Special: Oprah, the Next Chapter (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Microserfs (producer)
 2001 Iyanla (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- America's Most Eligible and Overlooked Bachelors (2001) ... (executive producer)
 1997 The View (TV Series) (executive producer - 1999-2000)
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Appeared on the daytime show, "AM New York", on December 14, 1976 to promote her Barbara Walters Special with Barbra Streisand and Jon Peters. Also guesting was actor John Beck. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 21 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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[on interviewing] I find very often people like to confront rumors. It depends on how much they trust you. And you have to have a line between what is tasteful and what isn't. See more »


First ever female to anchor a news broadcast on a major network when she and Harry Reasoner were co-anchors on ABC World News Tonight with David Muir (1953) in 1976. See more »


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