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Hugh Downs

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Birthday
14, 1921
Birthplace
Akron, OH
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1921 (age 97)
Birthplace
Akron, OH

About

Emmy Award-winning television anchor known for his work on ABC's 20/20 and on NBC's Today. He also presented a PBS talk show called Over Easy.

Before Fame

He attended Wayne State University and Columbia University.

Trivia

He hosted the popular Concentration game show for over ten years.

Family Life

He grew up in Akron, Lima, and Bluffton, Ohio. He married Ruth Shaheen on February 17, 1944; the marriage produced two children.

Associated With

He and television legend Barbara Walters co-hosted a television show called Not for Women Only.