Mike Wallace

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  • Birth Name: Myron Leon Wallace
  • Birth Place: Brookline, MA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/09/1918, Taurus
  • Date of Death: 04/07/2012
  • Profession: Broadcast journalist
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Mike Wallace Fast Facts:
  • Went to grammar school with John F. Kennedy in Brookline, MA.
  • Worked as an announcer for a radio station in Grand Rapids, MI, in 1939.
  • Did commercials for the radio shows The Green Hornet and Secret Agent.
  • Acted in the Broadway play Reclining Figure in 1954.
  • Was the host of several TV game shows in the 1950s.
  • Turned down an offer to become Richard Nixon's press secretary after covering the 1968 GOP convention.
  • Received a Lifetime Achievement Emmy in 2003 (to go with his 19 News Emmys); was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1991.
  • Conducted his last interview for 60 Minutes with baseball player Roger Clemens in 2008.
  • Mike Wallace Relationships:
  • Frank Wallace - Father
  • Lorraine Wallace - Ex-wife
  • Pauline Wallace - Daughter
  • Buff Cobb - Ex-wife
  • Peter Wallace - Son
  • Chris Wallace - Son
  • Mary Wallace - Wife
  • Norma Kaphan - Ex-wife
  • Zina Wallace - Mother
  • Mike Wallace Awards:
  • 1958 Golden Globe: Television Achievement - Winner
  • College:
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (BA in Liberal Arts, 1939)

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