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List of famous male tv anchorpersons, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male tv anchorpersons list contains the most prominent and top males known for being tv anchorpersons. There are thousand of males working as tv anchorpersons in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic tv anchorpersons have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a tv anchorperson then the people below should give you inspiration.

People here include everyone from Bill Mazer to Craig Allen.

While this isn't a list of all male tv anchorpersons, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male tv anchorpersons?" and "Who are the best male tv anchorpersons?"
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male TV Anchorpersons
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William James "Bill" O'Reilly, Jr. is an American television host, author, syndicated columnist, and political commentator. He is the host of the political commentary program The O'Reilly Factor on the Fox News Channel. During the late 1970s and 1980s, he worked as a news reporter for various local ...more

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Age: 66

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Television producer, Historian Actor, + more

Credits: Inside Edition, The O'Reilly Factor, The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium: O'Reilly vs. Stewart 2012, Legends & Lies

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#76 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

#57 on The Greatest Cricketers

#26 on Guests You Hope to See on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

#32 on Dream Presidential Debate Moderators

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Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male TV Anchorpersons
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Keith Theodore Olbermann is an American sports and political commentator and writer. As of 2013 he hosts a late-night show on ESPN2 and TSN2 called Olbermann, as well as being the studio host of TBS's Major League Baseball postseason coverage. Previously, he was the chief news officer of the Current ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Actor, TV Personality Sports commentator

Credits: SportsCenter, 30 for 30, MSNBC Live, Football Night in America Countdown with Keith Olbermann, + more

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#12 on The Best SportsCenter Anchors of All Time

#15 on The Most Powerful People on Twitter

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Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male TV Anchorpersons
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Matthew Todd "Matt" Lauer is an American television journalist best known as the host of NBC's The Today Show since 1997. He is also a contributor for NBC's Dateline NBC. He was previously a news anchor for The Today Show in 1994 and anchor for WNBC in New York City and a local talk-show host in ...more

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Age: 58

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Actor, TV Journalist Presenter

Credits: Tower Heist, Land of the Lost, Dateline NBC, Today Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!, + more

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#29 on The Best Today Show Hosts

#4 on The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

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Walter Cronkite is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male TV Anchorpersons
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Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years. During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll. He reported many ...more

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Age: Died at 93 (1916-2009)

Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer, Radio personality Actor, + more

Credits: Fail Safe, You Are There, The Twentieth Century, Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy

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Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male TV Anchorpersons
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Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. On Monday, July 20, 2009, he began co-hosting his morning show, Wake Up with Al, on The Weather Channel, which airs weekdays ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: TV Meteorologist, Journalist, Television producer, Author Actor, + more

Credits: Another World, Savage Skies, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, My Life in Food

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#10 on The Best Today Show Hosts

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Jerry Springer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male TV Anchorpersons
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Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer is an English-born American television presenter. He is a former Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, news anchor, actor, and musician. He has hosted the tabloid talk show The Jerry Springer Show since its debut in 1991. ...more

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Age: 71

Birthplace: Highgate, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Talk show host, Politician, Journalist, Newsreader Television producer, + more

Credits: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, America's Got Talent, Sugar & Spice, Dancing with the Stars The Jerry Springer Show, + more

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#20 on The Best Celebrity Game Show Hosts of All Time

#1 on Dancing with the Stars Contestants Chosen Solely to Make Fools of Themselves

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Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male TV Anchorpersons
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Brian Douglas Williams is an American journalist best known for his ten years as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the NBC television network. Nine months after taking the position in December 2004, Williams anchored NBC coverage from New Orleans of ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: USA, Ridgewood, New Jersey

Profession: Editor, Firefighter, Journalist, Actor Voice acting

Credits: NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, NBC News Decision 2010, Education Nation: Teacher Town Hall, Late Show with David Letterman

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#15 on Who Should Replace Jon Stewart as Host of The Daily Show?

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Dan Rather is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male TV Anchorpersons
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Daniel Irvin "Dan" Rather, Jr. is an American journalist and the former news anchor for the CBS Evening News. He is now managing editor and anchor of the television news magazine Dan Rather Reports on the cable channel AXS TV. Rather was anchor of the CBS Evening News for 24 years, from March 9, ...more

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Age: 84

Birthplace: Wharton, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Editor, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Charlie Wilson's War, 48 Hours, 30 for 30, CBS Evening News The War You Don't See, + more

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