Tom Snyder

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/12/1936, Taurus
  • Date of Death: 07/29/2007
  • Profession: Talk show host
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Tom Snyder Fast Facts:
  • Got his first job in the industry working for a Milwaukee radio station.
  • In 1965, co-anchored the first noontime newscast in the country, which aired on KYW-TV in Philadelphia.
  • Anchored newscasts in Philadelphia, New York and Los Angeles before debuting as the late-night host of NBC's The Tomorrow Show in 1973, where he famously smoked cigarettes while interviewing guests such as John Lennon (in his final televised interview) and Charles Manson.
  • In 1995, returned to late night when he was hired to host The Late Late Show by David Letterman.
  • In 2005, was diagnosed with leukemia.
  • Tom Snyder Awards:
  • 1974 Emmy: Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement - Winner
  • 1975 Emmy: Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

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