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Russell Baker
  • Name: Russell Baker
  • Born: 08/14/1925
  • Died: 01/21/2019 (93 years old)
  • Occupation: Journalist, writer, narrator

Russell Wayne Baker (August 14, 1925 – January 21, 2019) was an American journalist, narrator, writer of Pulitzer Prize-winning satirical commentary and self-critical prose, and author of Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiography Growing Up (1983). He was a columnist for The New York Times from 1962 to 1998, and hosted the PBS show Masterpiece Theatre from 1992 to 2004. The Forbes Media Guide Five Hundred, 1994 stated: “Baker, thanks to his singular gift of treating serious, even tragic events and trends with gentle humor, has become an American institution.”

Birth Name: Russell Wayne Baker

Notable Works: Growing Up

Awards: Pulitzer Prize

Alias: Russell Wayne Baker

Birth Place: Loudoun County, Virginia, U.S.

Death Place: Leesburg, Virginia, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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