Ian Ross

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Birthday
24, 1940
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Apr 30, 2014 (73)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1940
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Apr 30, 2014 (73)

About

Notable for his nearly four-decade career as a presenter for Australia's National Nine News, he is also remembered for his later hosting work for Australia's Seven Network.

Before Fame

In the late 1950s, he made his broadcasting debut on Sydney's 2GB radio station. Several years later, he began his lengthy career as the host of the Today program on Nine News.

Trivia

Tragically, he died of pancreatic cancer just three months after being diagnosed with the disease.

Family Life

His early marriage produced three children. After divorcing his wife, he had a more than twenty-year relationship with Gray Bolte, going public about the fact that he was gay after retiring from his career as a news anchor.

Associated With

He and Chris Bath both served as news anchors for Australia's Seven Network.