Walter Cronkite

Born Nov 4, 1916
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years. During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll. He reported many eve...
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite Stats


: Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr., Walter Leland Cronkite Jr., Walter Wilcox, Uncle Walter, The Most Trusted Man in America, King of the anchormen, Old Ironpants


: 5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)


: Dutch-American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: November 4, 1916

Place of Birth

: Saint Joseph

Date of Death

: July 17, 2009

Place of Death

: Manhattan

Cause of Death

: Cerebrovascular disease

Walter Cronkite Film Roles

  1. We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
    Captain Neweyes
  2. SS United States: Lady in Waiting
  3. JFK: 3 Shots That Changed America
  4. G.I. Joe: Ernie Pyle
  5. /m/0gxw8w_
  6. Television: The First 50 Years
  7. For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  8. /m/0h0_mvp
  9. The American Ruling Class
  10. The U.S. vs. John Lennon

Walter Cronkite Film Appearances

  1. Chisholm `72: Unbought & Unbossed
  2. The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia
  3. The American Ruling Class
  4. The Dream Is Alive
  5. The U.S. vs. John Lennon
  6. Man on the Moon with Walter Cronkite
  7. Huxley on Huxley
  8. The Century That Made America Great
  9. For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  10. Silent Wings: The American Glider Pilots of WWII

Walter Cronkite TV Starring Roles

  1. The Morning Show
  2. You Are There
  3. Man of the Week
  4. The Facts We Face
  5. Wolf Blitzer Reports
  6. The Twentieth Century
  7. Two for the Money
  8. Liberty's Kids

Walter Cronkite TV Guest Roles

  1. Friar's Club roasts Ed Sullivan w/Walter Cronkite; Maury Amsterdam; Joey Bishop
  2. Among A Resurgent Taliban
  3. Walter Cronkite, Fred Armisen, Ben Harper
  4. The Escape of Mendes-France
  5. 10th Annual Magazine Awards
  6. Patty Hearst
  7. Around the World in 90 Minutes
  8. Who Killed Anne Frank?
  9. You Are There: Jefferson Makes a Difference

Walter Cronkite TV Appearances

  1. You Are There
  2. CBS Evening News
  3. Air Power
  4. The Living Century
  5. Walter Cronkite's Universe
  6. In Celebration of US
  7. The Twentieth Century
  8. It's News to Me

Walter Cronkite Books

  1. Walter Cronkite: A Reporter's Life
  2. The challenges of change
  3. Broadcast news and half-free speech
  4. Automatic restart of complex irrigation systems
  5. Rebel or die -- the call for revolution
  6. The Sixties Chronicle

Walter Cronkite Subject of Books

  1. Walter Cronkite: A Reporter's Life