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Morley Safer (1931–2016)


Morley Safer was born on November 8, 1931 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an News Anchor known for 60 Minutes (1968). He played himself in Morning Glory (2010) and A Man Without a Country (2012). He was married to Jane Fearer. He died on May 19, 2016 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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60 Minutes
60 Minutes Himself - Host / Himself / Himself - Correspondent / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Library") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Adopt Me") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Alec Baldwin") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ben Zander") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bering Strait") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Fat City") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Gross National Happiness") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Kinkade") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Malden Mills") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "McCullough") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Michael Tilson Thomas") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Saving History") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Stat Man") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Submission") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Dog's Nose") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "All in the Family") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "All-American") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Andy Rooney") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Any Given Sunday") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Boy Wonder") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Cameron's Avatar") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Capturing History") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Columbine Effect") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Come Dancing") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Cruising for Fun and Profit") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "DNA Dragnet") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Discovered") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dog Nut") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dolly") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dr. Evil") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Elaine Stritch") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Giant Killer") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Gold in Them Thar Schools") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Growing Body Parts") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Guiding Light") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Help Wanted") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Here Come the Millennials") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Kinky for Governor") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Living Large") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Long John Daly") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Made to Order") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Marfa, Texas") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Market Street") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Married Priests") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Mr. Ayers and Mr. Lopez") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Mr. Feinberg") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Out of India") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pot Shops") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Prescriptions and Profit") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "President Simmons") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Prisoner 05A4820") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Quarterback Guru") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Redshirting") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "SUV") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "School for the Homeless") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "See No Evil") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Should We Make Cents?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Skull and Bones") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Small, Cheap and Deadly") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Age Wave") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Archbishop") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Bird Man of Idaho") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Candy Man") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Cartoonist") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Colbert Report") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Dame") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Diva Next Door") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Eyes") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Flavorists") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Governor") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Great One") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Liquidator") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Lost Leonardo") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Power of Positive Speaking") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Pump") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Pursuit of Happiness") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Royal Treatment") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Scuffed Halls Of Ivy: Emory University") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Trillion Dollar Question") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Undercover Marketing") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Unlocking Parkinson's") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Vice Versa") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Vogue, Anna Wintour") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Was It Murder?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Whose Body Is It Anyway?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Whose Life Is It Anyway?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Wikimania") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Wine Rx") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Wynton") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "You Want Fries with That?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Young, American and Muslim") / Himself - Correspondent (segment 'All in the Family) / Himself (interviewer) / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Fractured Mind") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A True Confession") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "ADD Grows Up") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Art Market") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "B.S. Rules!") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bob Simon") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bobby Jindal") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Brain Man") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Buddy") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Buried in the Fine Print") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "By Faith Alone") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Call Me Mister!") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Cheaters") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ciao Venezia") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Counting on the Count") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "D.U.") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Darryl Strawberry") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dr. Torrey's War") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Drones Over America") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dropping Out") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Duty, Honor, Country") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Find the Gun") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Genius") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Geno's Game") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Give Peace a Chance") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "God, Women and Medicine") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Grand Central") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Helicopter Down") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Hooked") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "I've Got a Secret") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Immortality") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Innocence Lost") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Is There a Gun in the House?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Jackpot Justice") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Jake") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Joe the Jailer") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Katharine Hepburn") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Madoffs") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Martha Stewart") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Marty's Big Idea") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ms. Swift") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Myron") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Nation Building") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Over the Hill?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Patented") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Picking Up the Pieces") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pigeon Fever") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Playing Ball with the KGB") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pope John Paul II: Part II") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pork Power") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Presidente Fox") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Prisoner of Pain") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Quinacrine") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ready, Willing & Able") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Rumpole of the Bailey") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Scam") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Schnabel") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Send in the Spies") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Shadow of Shame") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Slam!") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Special Ops") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Starchitect") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Tales from the Crypt") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ted Turner") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Texas") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Billionaire") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Calendar Girls") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Commissioner") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Country Next Door") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Devil's Advocate") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Gates") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Gift ") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Go-To Guy") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Long Gray Line") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Look") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Man in the White Suit") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Many Meryls") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Paper") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Preacher's Daughter") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Rosenberg Case") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Silent Service") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Sudbury Way") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Year of the Woman") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "They Didn't Ask, He Didn't Tell") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Waiving the Rules") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Walking Away") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Where Have All the Addicts Gone?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Who Will Succeed Him?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "You've Got Mail") / Himself - Corresponent (segment "Faith, Hope & Politics") / Himself - Host (segment "A Nun's Story" / Himself - Reporter / Morley Safer - Correspondent
(1968-2017)
Morning Glory
Morning Glory Himself
(2010)
House of Cards
House of Cards Morley Safer
(2014)
The American President
(2000)

Filmography

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 2014 House of Cards (TV Series)
Morley Safer
- Chapter 26 (2014) ... Morley Safer
 2000 The American President (TV Series documentary)
John Adams
- An Independent Cast of Minds (2000) ... John Adams (voice)
 1997 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The Telephone (1997) ... Narrator (voice)
 1996 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
 1993 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Morley Safer
- All the Life That's Fit to Print (1993) ... Morley Safer
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (41 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (19 credits)

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[on appearing on TV] It makes me uneasy. It is not natural to be talking to a piece of machinery. But the money is good.

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In 1967, he was named London Bureau Chief, a position he held for 3 years. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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