BirthdayFebruary 14, 1921
BirthplaceAkron, USA

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  1. About Hugh Downs

    Full name: Hugh Downs
    Also known as: Hugh Downs, Downs, Hugh
    Professions: American composer and broadcaster
    Work: Today Show Host with Barbara Walters
    Occupation: Television broadcaster, host, producer, author

  2. Hugh Downs Known for

    The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957), 20/20 (1978), Today (1952), Nothing by Chance (1975)

  3. Hugh Downs Biography

    Hugh Malcolm Downs (born February 14, 1921) is a long-time American broadcaster, television host, news anchor, TV producer, author, game show host, and music composer. He is perhaps best known for his role as co-host of the NBC News program Today from 1962 to 1971, host of the Concentration game show from 1958 to 1969, and anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20 from 1978 to 1999. In addition, he's served as announcer/sidekick for Tonight Starring Jack Paar, host of the PBS talk show Over Easy, and co-host of the syndicated talk show Not for Women Only.

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