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Bill Boggs

Born: Jul 11, 1946

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Bill Boggs

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1946
Birth Place : Philadelphia

William "Bill" Boggs III is an American television presenter and journalist. Boggs was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. He was the celebrity correspondent for the syndicated My Generation television show airing on PBS, featuring interviews inspired by his 2007 HarperCollins book, Got What it Takes?: Successful People Reveal How They Made It to the Top. The book includes interviews with Renee Zellweger, Donald Trump, Sir Richard Branson, Clive Davis, Joe Torre, and others. He has also published a novel, At First Sight, with Grosett and Dunlap publishers. A former news anchorman for WNBC in New York, Boggs also presented several game shows for CBS. He was also known for his stint in the 1970s as host of Midday Live on WNEW-TV, succeeding Lee Leonard. He created the first national restaurant review show, TV Diners, for the Food Network, and spent many years hosting the network's first non-cooking show, the celebrity interview show, Bill Boggs' Corner Table. Boggs co-executive produced and hosted TV's first syndicated stand up comedy series, Comedy Tonight in the late 1980s.

Profession


  • Actor
  • Journalist
  • Television producer
  • Presenter

Also known as


  • William "Bill" Boggs III
  • William Boggs III

Spouse


  • Linda Thorson
  • Carol Campbell

Children


  • Trevor Boggs
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