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List of famous tv anchorpersons, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top tv anchorpersons in the world? This includes the most prominent tv anchorpersons, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable tv anchorpersons is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic tv anchorpersons were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned tv anchorpersons.

Oprah Winfrey and Bill O'Reilly are only the beginning of the people on this list.

From reputable, prominent, and well known tv anchorpersons to the lesser known tv anchorpersons of today, these are some of the best professionals in the tv anchorperson field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous tv anchorpersons ever?" and "What are the names of famous tv anchorpersons?" then you're in the right place. (534 items)
Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer Actor, + more

Credits: The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Color Purple, Beloved, Oprah: Where Are They Now?

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Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous 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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Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous 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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Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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Katie Couric became a household name when she co hosted the number one morning show in the US, The Today show (NBC), from 1991 to 2006. She made a highly publicized move from from NBC to CBS on September 2006 when she took over the anchor and managing editor duties at CBS Evening News. With this ...more

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Age: 58

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer, Film Producer Author, + more

Credits: Dateline NBC, 60 Minutes, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Today

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#8 on The Best Today Show Hosts

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Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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Barbara Walters is an American broadcast journalist, author and television personality. She has hosted morning television shows Today and The View, the television news magazine 20/20, co-anchored the ABC Evening News, and was a contributor to ABC News. Walters first became known as a television ...more

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Age: 86

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer, Screenwriter Author, + more

Credits: 20/20, Today, ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, Barbara Walters: 20 Years at ABC

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Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous 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) 7 on the list List of Famous 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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Robin Meade is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous TV Anchorpersons
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Robin Michelle Meade is the lead news anchor for HLN's morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade. Meade is a former Miss Ohio and began her broadcasting career with local stations in that state. She joined HLN in 2001. She has won a regional Emmy Award. Meade released a country music album in ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: New London, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Newsreader, Singer

Credits: Home & Family, The CNN Quiz Show: Famous Americans Edition, Headline News, Steve Harvey

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