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Garrison Keillor

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Birthday
7, 1942
Birthplace
Anoka, MN
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Anoka, MN

About

Radio host, writer, and storyteller famous for his work on A Prairie Home Companion. His popular radio variety show, broadcast live from Saint Paul, Minnesota and various touring locations, featured a humorous "News from Lake Wobegon" segment, as well as numerous musical performances.

Before Fame

In 1966, he received an English degree from the University of Minnesota.

Trivia

He began his radio career with Minnesota Educational Radio in 1969.

Family Life

He married Mary Guntzel in 1965, Ulla Skaerved in 1985, and Jenny Lind Nilsson in 1995.

Associated With

He penned the screenplay for the 2006 film version of A Prairie Home Companion, which was directed by Robert Altman.