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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 & 56 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

20/20
20/20 Herself - Host / Herself - Correspondent / Herself / Herself - Anchor / Co-Anchor / Herself - Correspondent (segment "A World of Difference") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Before the Fall") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Jack Osbourne's Drug Addiction" & "The Osbournes") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Jane Pauley's Confession") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Jason Priestley: A Survivor Story") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Jermaine Jackson" & "Cold Mountain") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Joan Lunden: Twin Babies at 52") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Judith Giuliani") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Kelly Ripa: Wife and Mother") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Life for Lionel Tate") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Michael's Army") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Missing in California") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Molly Bingham") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "More Than Friends") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Mother's Day Treat: Queen Latifah") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Now and Then") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Party Monster") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Paul McCartney and Heather Mills") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Remembering Kate") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Robert Blake: Guilty or Innocent?") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Sins of the Rabbi") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Still Hope") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Two Men and a Tiger") / Herself - Interviewer / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Do Miracles Happen?")
(1984-2017)
Today
Today Herself / Herself - Co-Host / Himself - Host
(1964-2012)
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir Herself - Co-anchor (1976-1978)
(1953)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (5 credits)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book (w/June Callwood, uncredited): "How to Talk With Practically Anybody About Practically Anything". 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[advice from Don Hewitt, producer of 60 Minutes (1968), in 1957] You're a marvelous girl, but stay out of television. See more »

Trivia:

Was the Today (1952) show's first female co-host. See more »

Nickname:

BW See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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