Bob Woodruff


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  • Birth Name: Robert Woodruff
  • Birth Place: Michigan
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 1961
  • Profession: News anchor
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Bob Woodruff visits The Daily Show and talks about Stand Up for Heroes. watch

VIDEO: The Daily Show 11/1/2012

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News correspondent Bob Woodruff talks about the upcoming Stand Up For Heroes event that supports injured service members and their families. watch


'The Concert for Valor: Hand Over Hearts Promo' (HBO)
Before a Big Show, Bob Woodruff Salutes the Vets
Bob Woodruff Chalks Up His War Injury To 'Bad Luck'
Journalists Bob & Lee Woodruff LIVE

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Year Title Description
2014 The Concert for Valor TV Show Series, Host
2013 Stanford Roundtable TV Show Series, Panelist
2009 ABC News Special TV Show Series, Host
2008 Focus Earth With Bob Woodruff TV Show Series, Host
2007 To Iraq and Back TV Show Series, Reporter

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The Biz: Bob Woodruff's Long Road to Recovery

On a table in Bob Woodruff's office at ABC News is a stack of flash cards with illustrations of household items. They are a reminder of the difficult days that followed for the correspondent after he suffered a traumatic brain injury from an improvised explosive device while reporting in Iraq.

"I couldn't even say scissor," he says as he palms one card. "I couldn't say hammer. When I could finally say it, I spelled it h-a-m-o-r. This was my therapy in the first month or two after I woke up — just trying to name these things."

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The Biz Talks with ABC's Bob Woodruff

It's been two and a half years since ABC News' Bob Woodruff suffered a massive brain injury while reporting in Iraq. Further proof of his remarkable recovery will be seen on August 6, when ABC airs China Inside Out: Bob Woodruff Reports (10 p.m. ET), an hour-long special that looks at the global impact of the country's rapid economic expansion. read more

Bob Woodruff Goes Green with Eco-Show

ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff already knows that it's a jungle out there in American news, so who better to host a new environmental show than he? The anchor has signed to host a weekly newscast on eco-issues for Discovery's new eco-lifestyle network, Planet Green, says Variety.Woodruff's home studio of ABC will produce the weekly show, which will feature a round table format with debates, features and discussions on topics including climate impact, environmental policy, political debate and world events. Planet Green's set to sprout June 4, while Woodruff's as-yet-untitled series will air sometime in July. Is Discovery's new 'net setting a groundbreaking precedent for where programming and news is headed? It's about time environmental issues got center stage — and even better that it'll get some added gravitas from Woodruff. — Anna DimondUse our Online Video Guide to explore the rest of Discovery's TV environment read more

Jessica Simpson's Zit Remedy and More Short Cuts

Jessica Simpson has renewed her deal with Proactiv — to the tune of $3 mil, Page Six hears — and will star in new commercials to break out before Christmas.... History Channel premieres Bob Woodruff's Baghdad Diary on Nov. 17.... Rose McGowan is engaged to Robert Rodriguez, who directed her (at the very least, apparently) in Grindhouse, a source tells People. Yeesh, you only have to sleep with the director, kids.... My Girl Anna Chlumsky's bid for a prettier last name is closer to fruition, as she is now engaged to Army reserve member Shaun So. read more

Conan O'Brien Hosts Comedy Benefit for Injured Service Members

Bob Woodruff hasn’t had a lot to laugh about in the last couple of years. But thanks to Conan O’Brien and a lineup of top comedians, there will be plenty of humor to go around during a special evening on Nov. 7 to benefit the Bob Woodruff Family Fund.In conjunction with the New York Comedy Festival, O’Brien will host the event, Stand Up for Heroes, which is dedicated to the nation’s injured service members. The proceeds of the benefit — where Lewis Black, Bruce Springsteen, Robin Williams and other special guests will perform at New York City’s Town Hall — will go to the Woodruff fund.Woodruff, who was severely injured in 2006 while reporting from Iraq for ABC News, established the fund a year later to raise awareness and money for members of the military hurt in the line of duty. read more


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