Charles Osgood

Anchorman, TV host, Radio commentator
With his omnipresent bow tie, Charles Osgood seemed a throw-back to bygone eras in broadcasting. Working concurrently in radio and TV, he perfected a style that was easy-going, almost lulling. As host of CBS News' ... Read more »
Born: 01/08/1933 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

CBS News Sunday Morning 1978 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! 2008 (Movie)

Voice of Narrator (Voice)

Evening at Pops 1969 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Lowell Thomas: Man About the World 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Stories of Lupus 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Narrator

A Science Odyssey 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Jerry Seinfeld: Master of His Domain 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Narrator

We Were There: CBS News at 50 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Coast to Coast 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

CBS This Morning 1987 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Century That Made America Great 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Remember When 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

CBS News Special: Lucy 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

With his omnipresent bow tie, Charles Osgood seemed a throw-back to bygone eras in broadcasting. Working concurrently in radio and TV, he perfected a style that was easy-going, almost lulling. As host of CBS News' "Sunday Morning" from 1994, and with his four-times daily radio commentary "The Osgood Files" as well a syndicated column distributed by Tribune Media, Osgood connected with a pulse in America that defied political designation.

Relationships

Charles Osgood

Father

Mary F Osgood

Mother

Jean Osgood

Wife
married in 1973

Anne Osgood

Daughter
born c. 1977

Emily Osgood

Daughter
born c. 1979

Kathleen Osgood

Daughter
born c. 1974 graduated from Colby College

James Osgood

Son
born c. 1983

Winston Osgood

Son
born c. 1975

EDUCATION

Fordham University

Bronx , New York 1954

Milestones

1995

Hosted "The Century That Made America Great" on The Disney Channel

1994

Succeeded Charles Kuralt as the host of CBS' "Sunday Morning"

1988

Wrote and reported "The Osgood Files", a daily broadcast on CBS Radio

1970

Joined CBS News

1963

Joined ABC News as general assignment reporter

Was co-anchor of "The CBS Morning News"

Co-wrote "Walter Cronkite's Universe"

Anchored the "CBS Sunday Night News"

Was program director and manager of WGMS Radio, Washington, DC

Anchored morning news and was general assignment reporter for WCBS News Radio, NYC

Was general manager of WHCT Radio in New Hartford, CT

Bonus Trivia

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In 1990, Osgood was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

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