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Phil Donahue

Phil Donahue, television personality. Recipient Emmy award for Best Daytime Talk Show 1977, 79, 82, Best Talk Show Host, 1988; Margaret Sanger award Planned Parenthood Federation American, 1987, Peabody award, 1980.


  • Donahue, Phil was born on December 5, 1935.

  • Education

    • Graduate, University Notre Dame.


    • Host: Donahue (formerly The Phil Donahue Show), Dayton, Ohio, 1967-1974, Chicago, 1974-1985, New York City, 1985-1996. Co-host, Consumer News and Business Channel, Donahue/Pozner Show. Author: Donahue, 1979, The Human Animal, 1985.

      Appeared in film The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheer-leader Murdering Mom, 1993.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    • Married Marge Cooney, 1958 (divorced 1975). Children: Michael, Kevin, Daniel, Jim, Maryrose. Married Marlo Thomas, 1980.
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    Born December 5, 1935