Andy Rooney

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Birthday
14, 1919
Birthplace
Albany, NY
Death Date
Nov 4, 2011 (92)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1919
Birthplace
Albany, NY
Death Date
Nov 4, 2011 (92)

About

Television personality and writer best remembered for his A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney segment on CBS's popular 60 Minutes program. His published books include Common Nonsense, Pieces of My Mind, and My War.

Before Fame

He started his writing career with the newspaper Stars and Stripes while serving in the the United States Army during World War II.

Trivia

He began his decades-long CBS career as a television and radio writer for the popular Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts program.

Family Life

He married Marguerite Howard in 1942. Together, they had three daughters and one son.

Associated With

He appeared on the 60 Minutes team with Mike Wallace.