Lester Holt

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Lester Holt was born on March 8, 1959 in Marin County, California, USA as Lester Don Holt Jr. He is known for his work on The Fugitive (1993), Primal Fear (1996) and Warehouse 13 (2009). He has been married to Carol Hagen since May 8, 1982. They have two children. See full bio »

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The Fugitive Newscaster
Primal Fear WBBM Anchor
Warehouse 13 Lester Holt


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 2015 House of Cards (TV Series)
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- Chapter 39 (2015) ... Lester Holt
 2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Channel 8 News Anchor
- October Surprise (2013) ... Channel 8 News Anchor
 2012 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Lester Holt
- A New Hope (2012) ... Lester Holt
 2007-2011 30 Rock (TV Series)
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- Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning (2011) ... Lester Holt
- Gentleman's Intermission (2010) ... Lester Holt
- Floyd (2010) ... Lester Holt
- Hiatus (2007) ... Lester Holt
- Cleveland (2007) ... Lester Holt
 1997-1999 Early Edition (TV Series)
- Fate (1999) ... Newscaster (uncredited)
- Second Sight (1998) ... Newscaster (uncredited)
- The Quality of Mercy (1998) ... Newscaster (uncredited)
- Jenny Sloane (1997) ... Newscaster (uncredited)
 1998 U.S. Marshals
Television News Anchor (uncredited)
 1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
- The Day of the Rope (1997) ... Anchorman (uncredited)
 1996 Due South (TV Series)
Channel 2 Newscaster / Self
- Red, White or Blue (1996) ... Channel 2 Newscaster / Self (uncredited)
 1996 Primal Fear
WBBM Anchor (as Lester D. Holt)
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street
 1993 The Fugitive
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Show Show Self (71 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (26 credits)

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Lester D. Holt


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[on moderating the first Trump-Clinton debate in 2016] It was the most difficult thing I've ever done professionally or maybe even personally. There several deep breaths at the end of it...It was difficult to read the email the next day, because it was split. It was like "Awesome job, terrific job"."You're a loser, you're pathetic!" But it was part of the process. I knew going in: not everyone's ... See more »


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