Elizabeth Vargas


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  • Birth Place: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/06/1962, Virgo
  • Profession: TV news anchor
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Elizabeth Vargas Checks Back Into Rehab

Elizabeth Vargas has checked back into rehab to treat her addiction to alcohol, People reports.

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VIDEO: 20/20 08/15: "My Strange Affliction"

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20/20 08/15: "My Strange Affliction"
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Length: 40:46
Aired: 8/15/2014

20/20 looks at the more peculiar afflictions that people are forced to endure. watch

VIDEO: 20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams

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20/20: The Life and Death of Robin Williams
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Length: 41:59
Aired: 8/12/2014

20/20 looks at the films, battles and complex life of Robin Williams. watch


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Year Title Description
2013 Liberty Medal 2013 TV Show Series, Host
2009 J.K. Rowling TV Show Series, Host
2007 Elvis TV Show Series, Host
2006 ABC World News With Diane Sawyer TV Show Series, Anchor
2005 Peter Jennings TV Show Series, Remarks by

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VIDEO: ABC News' Elizabeth Vargas Opens Up About Struggle with Alcoholism

ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has publically opened up about her struggle with alcohol addiction.

"It took me a long time to admit that to myself. It took me a long time to admit that to my family," Vargas told George Stephanopoulos in an interview which aired Fridayon Good Morning America. "The amount of energy I expended keeping that secret and keeping this problem hidden from view, hidden from my family, hidden from friends, from colleagues was exhausting."

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20/20's Elizabeth Vargas Checks Into Rehab

Veteran 20/20 co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas has checked into rehab, People reports. read more

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Drops F-Bomb on Good Morning America

There's no swearing on live television!

Tom Hanks accidentally dropped an F-bomb on Good Morning America Friday while imitating the accent he uses in his new movie Cloud Atlas.

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The Biz: The Battle for the Big Interviews

TV news divisions are giving their all for the next big "get." After seeing the courtroom sagas of Casey Anthony and Amanda Knox play out over the last two years, the networks sense a huge audience will tune in to see what they have to say. Also high on the interview wish list are Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician on trial for the involuntary manslaughter of pop legend Michael Jackson, and incarcerated Ponzi scheme artist Bernie Madoff. So who will they talk to?

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VIDEO: Inside the World of Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling

The ABC special J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life, premiering Thursday at 8 pm/ET, sheds light on the beloved Harry Potter author's world and work by chronicling the 12 months leading up to the release of the seventh, final entry in the bestselling series: Harry Potter and the Deathy Hallows.

ABC's inside look at Rowling's origins and career comes as the latest big-screen adaptation, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, is enchanting fans in theaters, conjuring up $22 million in its first night at the box office.

Elizabeth Vargas, the host of A Year in the Life, sat with TVGuide.com to share a peek at its many revelations. Among the topics covered ... read more

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