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Diane Sawyer

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Widely regarded as one of America's most venerable and easily identifiable news anchors (assessments confirmed in innumerable viewer polls), Diane Sawyer is also synonymous with professionalism and journalistic integrity. Her noteworthy accomplishments include, among others, lengthy tenures on 60 Minutes, ABC's Primetime Live, Good Morning America, and the ABC Evening News. Born Lila Diana Sawyer in Glasgow, Kentucky, on December 22, 1945, Sawyer first encountered fame and recognition by netting the title of American Junior Miss 1963. After attending Wellesley College, she launched her career as a Louisville-area weather girl and newscaster, and held the position until 1970, when Ron Ziegler -- then press secretary to Richard Nixon -- drafted her to work in Nixon's administration. Sawyer remained in the White House for much of the 1970s -- through the Ford administration -- and was later tapped by CBS to co-anchor its CBS Morning News alongside Bill Kurtis, a position she held from 1982 to 1984. In 1984, Sawyer joined the cast of CBS's seminal Sunday-night news magazine, 60 Minutes, alongside Mike Wallace, Harry Reasoner, Morley Safer, Andy Rooney, and Ed Bradley. Sawyer remained with the series for five years, then swapped networks in 1989 to host the ABC news magazine Primetime Live. By the late '90s, Sawyer had also agreed to also assume co-hosting duties with Barbara Walters on the network's 20/20, and to occasionally appear on World News Tonight. In 1999, Sawyer added the anchorage of Good Morning America to her resumé.Sawyer married director Mike Nichols (The Graduate, Silkwood) in 1988.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Last Days of Michael Jackson
  • Actor
2018
No Score Yet Janeane from Des Moines
  • Herself
2012
No Score Yet A Moment in History: The Inauguration of Barack Obama
  • Actor
2009
No Score Yet Ali Rap
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Tsunami: Wave of Destruction
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet ABC News: The Week That Shook the World - The Soviet Coup
  • Actor
1991
No Score Yet ABC News: Behind Kremlin Walls
  • Host
1989

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet 60 Minutes
1992
  • Appearing
  • Reporter
  • Correspondent (1984-1989)
  • 2019
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
  • Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Guest
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet 20/20
1978-2019
  • Reporter
  • Anchor
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
86% I Am Cait
2015-2016
  • Herself
  • 2015
No Score Yet ABC News Your Voice, Your Vote: 2012 Democratic National Convention
2012
  • Anchor
  • 2012
No Score Yet ABC News Your Voice, Your Vote: 2012 Republican National Convention
2012
  • Anchor
  • 2012
No Score Yet ABC News' Your Voice, Your Vote: 2012 Presidential Debates
2012
  • Anchor
  • 2012
No Score Yet Colbert Report
2005-2014
  • Guest
  • 2011
No Score Yet Nightline
1980
  • Reporter
  • 2010
No Score Yet NOVA
1974
  • Appearing
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
  • Guest
  • 2010
  • 2005
  • 2004
No Score Yet Rachael Ray
2006
  • Guest
  • 2009
  • 2006
No Score Yet Sesame Street
1969-2020
  • Guest
  • 2003
No Score Yet Good Morning America
2019
  • Host
  • Appearing

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