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Mike Wallace (I) (1918–2012)


Mike Wallace was born on May 9, 1918 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Myron Leon Wallace. He was a producer and actor, known for 60 Minutes (1968), The Big Surprise (1955) and Suspense (1949). He was married to Mary Yates, Lorraine Perigord, Buff Cobb and Norma Kaphan. He died on April 7, 2012 in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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60 Minutes Himself - Host / Himself / Himself - Correspondent / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Cooking the Books") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Mel Brooks on Broadway") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Smallpox") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Rocket") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Arafat") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Are We Safe?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Autopsy") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Barbara Cook") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bill Parcells") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Billy Crystal") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Carol Burnett") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Charlie Did It") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Charlton Heston") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Columbia's Andres Pastrana") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Death Penalty") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Death by Doctor") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Eminent Domain") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Going Home") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Haiti: 5 Years & A Billion Dollars Later") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Hilary Swank") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "John Nash's Beautiful Mind") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Juiced") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Kidnapped") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Kipp") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Knee Deep in Fraud") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Kuwait: Ten Years Later") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "L.T. Over the Edge") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Murder in the Second Degree") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "North Korea") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "O'Reilly") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "President Putin") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The American Red Cross") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The FBI's Dirty Little Secret") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Man with the Golden Ears") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Osprey") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Terrorist's Lawyer") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Torture?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Voice of the Farmer") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Who Is Catherine Reynolds?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Why So Expensive?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Wounds of War") / Himself (segment "Andy Rooney") / Himself (segment "Myron") / Himself - Anchorman / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Feisty Farewell") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A League of Her Own") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "American Hero") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Are We Prepared?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Back to My Lai") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Big Chicken") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Blueprint for Survival") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Boris Yeltsin") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Brain Fingerprinting") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bring 'Em Home Murtha") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Broken Promises") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bryonn Bain of Harvard") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bud Shuster") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bush at War") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Cash Crop") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Con Man") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Cooking the Books?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "David L. Wolper") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Doctor Death and His Accomplice") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Dr. Wen Ho Lee") (segment "Liz Smith") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "FISA") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Femme Fatale") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Goldie") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Grigori Loutchansky") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Heaven on Earth?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Here Comes the Judge") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Hillary Swank") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "How Intelligent Were We?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Imus") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "In a League of His Own") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "James Blake") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Jessica Gonzales v. Castle Rock") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Jessica Lynch's Hero") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Jiang Zemin") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Joe Bonanno") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Judge Charles Pickering") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Justice for Sale?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "King Coal") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "LAPD Confidential") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Lost in the Translation") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Medical Emergency") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Megan's Law") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Mitt Romney") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Morgan Freeman") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "My FBI") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Needles") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Oprah") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Paper Blizzard") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Pavarotti") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Plan of Attack") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "President Ahmadinejad") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Rebuilding Iraq") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ricky Williams Returns") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Ricky Williams") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Roger Clemens") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Skin and Bones") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Smart TV") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Smoke But No Fire") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Southern Exposure") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "State of Denial") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Stealth") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Still Fighting") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Archbishop") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Bodyguard's Story") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Coach") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Colonel's Wife") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The First Lady") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Insider") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Lost Son") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Mormons") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The State of the Union: District Council 37") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Tiananmen Papers") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Tina Turner") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Tom Welch") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Wanted") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "What About Syria?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Who Killed Malcolm X?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "William Pierce, PhD") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Yasir Arafat") / Himself - Presenter of the major segment / Interviewer
(1968-2018)
The Big Surprise Host (1956-1957)
(1955)
Suspense Actor
(1953)
You Are There Reporter
(1953)

Filmography

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 1958-1959 The Ben Hecht Show (TV Series) (producer - 101 episodes)
- Episode #1.100 (1959) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.200 (1959) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.99 (1959) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.98 (1959) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.97 (1959) ... (producer)
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Show Show Self (101 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book (w/Gary Paul Gates): "Between You and Me: A Memoir". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Mike Wallace | Myron Wallace

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

The Westmoreland affair, professionally and personally, was one of the most difficult times of my life. It was just devastatingly difficult because my integrity was put to question, and as a reporter, that's the single most important thing you've got. See more »

Trivia:

Along with Louis Lomax, Wallace produced a five-part documentary about the organization, The Hate That Hate Produced, which aired during the week of July 13, 1959. The program was the first time most white people heard about the Nation, its leader, Elijah Muhammad, and its charismatic spokesman, Malcolm X. See more »

Trademark:

His gruff personality. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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