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Andrew Rooney (1919–2011)


Andy Rooney grew up in Albany and attended The Albany University and Colgate Academy. In 1941, at the age of 22 he was drafted into the Army and was posted to London. There he began writing for Stars and Stripes, the US armed forces newspaper and later in the war he became one of the first US journalists to report on the Nazi concentration camps. ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1968)
Calendar Producer
(1961)
(1975)
60 Minutes Writer
(1968-2018)

Filmography

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 1976 Mr. Rooney Goes to Dinner (TV Movie documentary) (script)
 1975 The American Parade (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
  CBS Reports (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 1974) (writer - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1968)
- The Colleges (1974)
- An Essay on Woman (1968) ... (writer)
- Barry Goldwater's Arizona (1967) ... (writer)
 1970 Harry and Lena (TV Movie) (writer)
 1968 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1968) ... (writer - segment "What Christ Looked Like")
 1968 Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed (TV Movie documentary)
 1968 Of Black America (TV Mini-Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Body and Soul (1968) ... (as Andrew A. Rooney)
- Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed (1968) ... (as Andrew A. Rooney)
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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Andrew A. Rooney | Andy Rooney
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Personal Quote:

If dogs could talk it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one. See more »

Trivia:

While a reporter for "Stars & Stripes" during WWII, Rooney covered the incident used in Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories: The Mission (1985) episode of Amazing Stories (1985). The lower turret gunner of a B-17 is stuck in the ball (ventral) turret as the plane comes in for a belly (without wheels) landing. In real life, the ball gunner was killed on landing. See more »

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