Ted Koppel

TV Show Host

Birthday February 8, 1940

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace England

Age 83 years old

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Newscaster who hosted ABC's Nightline from 1980 until 2005. He later contributed to both National Public Radio (NPR) and NBC News.

Before Fame

After receiving degrees from Syracuse University and Stanford University, he worked briefly as a teacher before being hired by a New York radio station.


He hosted BBC World News America.

Family Life

He married attorney Grace Anne Dorney on May 17, 1963; they went on to raise four children.

Associated With

He and Jerry Springer were both English-born hosts of American programs.