Douglas Edwards

Douglas Edwards
1917 - 1990

Douglas Edwards  American TV News


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Douglas Edwards passed away on 13th Oct 1990 aged 73.


Douglas Edwards was previously married to Sara Byrd (1939 - 1990).


American TV News Douglas Edwards was born on 14th July, 1917 in Ada, Oklahoma, USA and passed away on 13th Oct 1990 Sarasota, Florida, USA aged 73. He is most remembered for CBS news journalist. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Douglas Edwards is a member of the following lists: People from Ada, Oklahoma, National Radio Hall of Fame inductees and 1917 births.


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First Name Douglas
Last Name Edwards
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th July, 1917
Birthplace Ada, Oklahoma, USA
Died 13th October, 1990
Place of Death Sarasota, Florida, USA
Cause of Death Cancer
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text TV News
Occupation TV News
Claim to Fame CBS news journalist
Year(s) Active 1942–1988

Douglas Edwards (July 14, 1917 – October 13, 1990) was America's first network news television anchor, anchoring CBS's first nightly news broadcast from 1948–1962, which was later to be titled CBS Evening News.

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The Sixties2013Himself - CBS News (1 episode, 2014)TV Show
For Our Times1979Himself - HostTV Show
Masquerade Party1952Himself / ... (unknown episodes, 1953)TV Show
Day of the Fight1951Narrator (voice)Movie
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950Host / ... (57 episodes, 1957-1961)TV Show
What's My Line?1950Himself - Mystery Guest (1 episode, 1956)TV Show
Douglas Edwards with the News1948HimselfTV Show




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