Christiane Amanpour

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  • Birth Name: Christiane Amanpour
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Reporter, Anchor, Moderator, Actor
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Fast Facts

  • An experienced equestrian, competed as a jockey as a child.
  • During college, he shared a house with John F. Kennedy Jr. on the East Side of Providence, while JFK Jr. attended Brown University.
  • Famously interviewed Yasser Arafat live via telephone during a siege on his compound in 2002, during which he told her to be quiet and ended the call by hanging up.
  • Has appeared as herself in many major movies including Iron Man 2, Pink Panther 2 and in the season finale of Gilmore Girls, "Bon Voyage".
  • Is an UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for freedom of expression and journalist safety.

Awards

  • 1993, Peabody — Personal Award: Winner

Relationships

  • Patricia Hill — Mother
  • James P. Rubin — Husband
  • Mahmoud Amanpour — Father
  • Darius Rubin — Son

College

  • University of Rhode Island, Harrington School of Communication and Media, Kingston, Rhode Island, United States (BA in Journalism)

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  • Birth Name: Christiane Amanpour
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Reporter, Anchor, Moderator, Actor

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