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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 16 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

20/20
20/20 Herself - Host / Herself / Herself - Anchor / Co-Anchor / Herself - Correspondent / Herself - Interviewer
(1984-2015)
Today
Today Herself / Herself - Co-Host
(1965-2012)
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir Herself - Co-anchor (1976-1978)
(1953)

Filmography

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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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Other Works:

Radio: Hosted her own highly popular syndicated series, "Not for Women Only", on NBC Radio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 22 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

My own opinion is that there's far too little flirtation in our country as it is. Most attractive males talk to most attractive women as if they were Rotarians comparing sales percentages in Des Moines. See more »

Trivia:

In mid 2003, country singer Brad Paisley released a single titled "Celebrity," which he makes a reference to Barbara by saying "I'll get to cry to Barbara Walters when things don't go my way" referring to the celebrities who she interviews, the song turned out to be a major country radio hit. See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Libra

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