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

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Chris Marlowe to John QuiƱones.

While this isn't a list of all male tv anchors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male tv anchors?" and "Who are the best male tv anchors?"
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male TV Anchors
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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 television stations in the United States and eventually for CBS News and ABC News. From 1989 to 1995, he was anchor of the entertainment news program Inside Edition. O'Reilly is widely considered a conservative commentator, though some of his positions diverge from conservative orthodoxy. O'Reilly is a registered "Independent" and characterizes himself as a "traditionalist." O'Reilly is the author ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Also Ranked

#11 on The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

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

#22 on Dream Presidential Debate Moderators

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Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male TV Anchors
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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 TV network and the host of the Current TV weeknight political commentary program, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, until March 30, 2012, a program he hosted with the same title and a similar format on MSNBC from March 2003 to January 2011. During his time at MSNBC, Olbermann established a niche in cable news commentary, gaining note for his pointed criticism of right-wing or conservative ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

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

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#14 on The Most Powerful People on Twitter

#16 on The Best SportsCenter Anchors of All Time

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Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male TV Anchors
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Matthew Todd Lauer (born December 30, 1957) is an American television news anchor. He was the co-host of NBC The Today show, with Savannah Guthrie. He was with NBC from 1997 to 2017 and a contributor for Dateline NBC. With NBC he hosted the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from 1998 to 2017 and co-hosted the opening ceremonies of several Olympic Games. He was also previously a news anchor for The Today Show from 1994 to 1997, anchor for WNBC in New York City and a local talk-show host in Boston, Philadelphia, Providence, and Richmond. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

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

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#38 on The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

#50 on The Best Today Show Hosts

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Walter Cronkite is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male TV Anchors
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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 events from 1937 to 198. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 93 (1916-2009)

Birthplace: Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States of America

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#3 on The Most Influential News Anchors of All Time

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