Douglas Edwards

Douglas Edwards
1917 - 1990

Douglas Edwards  American TV News


Douglas Edwards passed away on 13th Oct 1990 aged 73. His last relationship was when Douglas Edwards and Sara Byrd were married for 51 years before Douglas Edwards died aged 73.


Douglas Edwards was previously married to Sara Byrd (1938 - 1990).


Douglas Edwards is a 73 year old American TV News. Born on 14th July, 1917 in Ada, Oklahoma, USA, he is famous for CBS news journalist in a career that spans 1942–1988. 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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Longest Relationship52 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship52 yrs, 9 mths
Average Relationship Length52 yrs, 9 mths
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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