Eric Sevareid

News commentator, Newscaster, Journalist
Born: 11/26/1912 in Velva, North Dakota, USA

Filmography

Actor (16)

CBS Evening News 1948 - 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

George Marshall and the American Century 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

James Reston: The Man Millions Read 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Adlai Stevenson: The Man From Libertyville 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Fourth "R," The 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

America's Century 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Great Upset of '48 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The Television Academy Hall of Fame 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Jigsaw Man 1983 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Right Stuff 1983 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Enterprise 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

The Eleanor Roosevelt Story 1965 (Movie)

narration (Narrator)

Countdown to Looking Glass (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Tina Kennedy

Daughter

Peter Sevareid

Son

Suzanne Pierre

Wife
formerly worked for CBS News survived him

Michael Sevareid

Son
born April 25, 1940 in Paris received BA from Middlebury College worked as an actor from 1960-71 on TV and in such films as "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" and "Airport" (both 1969) later served as an executive producer at CBS and as vice president of production at MGM

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota

Milestones

1991

Made last appearance on a CBS News program, "Remember Pearl Harbor", a reflection on the 50th anniversary of Japan's attack on the Hawaii military base

1977

Officially retired upon reaching the age of 65; named a consultant to CBS News

1946

Worked at the CBS bureau in Washington DC; served part of the time as chief correspondent

1940

Was the first newsman to report France's imminent surrender to the Nazis

1939

Hired by CBS to work under Edward R. Murrow

Began career as a reporter for the Minneapolis Journal, the Paris Herald Tribune and the United Press

Covered WWII in both Europe and in southeast Asia

Bonus Trivia

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Sevareid's three children were from marriages prior to his last to Suzanne St. Pierre

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He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame (1987)

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