Douglas Edwards  American TV News

Current Status

Douglas Edwards passed away on 13th Oct 1990 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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Douglas Edwards73 CancerTV 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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    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....

    Confirmed Relationships1
    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
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