Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite

actor, editorial department, producer

Walter Cronkite was born on Nov 04, 1916 in USA. Walter Cronkite's big-screen debut came with You Are There - Season 2 directed by Sidney Lumet in 1953, strarring Narrator / Narrated by / Host. Walter Cronkite is known for Liberty's Kids directed by Judith Reilly, Walter Cronkite stars as Benjamin Franklin and Kathleen Barr as Henri. Walter Cronkite has got 12 awards and 10 nominations so far. The most recent award Walter Cronkite achieved is Online Film & Television Association. The upcoming new movie Walter Cronkite plays is 21 and a Wake-Up which will be released on Oct 30, 2009.

Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, the only child of Helen Lena (Fritsche) and Walter Leland Cronkite, a doctor. Throughout his early career, Cronkite worked with newspapers. During World War II, he served as a news reporter. In 1950, Cronkite became a journalist. He signed up with CBS News in 1962 and retired in 1981. Cronkite remained active throughout retirement. He died on July 17, 2009 in New York City. He was 92 years old.

  • Birthday

    Nov 04, 1916
  • Place of Birth

    St. Joseph, Missouri, USA

Known For


12 wins & 10 nominations

Online Film & Television Association
Actors and Actresses
Winner - OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Gold Derby Awards
Lifetime Achievement Award (Other)
Winner - Gold Derby TV Award
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