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Robert Osborne

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Biography

April 2007

Source: Wikipedia

Robert Jolin Osborne (born May 3, 1932) is an American actor and film historian best known as the primary host for Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Prior to TCM, Osborne had been a host on The Movie Channel.

Fact file

  • Born: Robert Jolin Osborne May 3, 1932 (age 83) Colfax, Washington U.S.
  • Residence: New York, New York
  • Nationality: American
  • Alma mater: University of Washington
  • Occupation: TCM Host
  • Years active: 1958-present
  • Employer: Turner Classic Movies
  • Home town: Whitman County, Washington
  • Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Read more about Robert Osborne at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Film preservationist Kevin Brownlow to receive Robert Osborne Award at TCM Classic Film Festival
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-02-21 18:00:00
Kevin Brownlow, the noted British film historian and preservationist, will receive the Robert Osborne Award at this year’s TCM Classic Film Festival in April, Turner Classic Movies announced Thursday. Few have had a bigger impact on the continuing appreciation for silent film than Brownlow, who...

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2018-04-18 00:26:41
In today’s film news roundup, Leonardo DiCaprio has been named to present Martin Scorsese with the Robert Osborne Award, Edward James Olmos launches a film festival, and Amanda Seyfried lands a part. FILM FESTIVALS Turner Classic Movies has selected Leonardo DiCaprio to present Martin Scorsese with the inaugural Robert Osborne ...

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2018-03-01 14:50:01
Turner Classic Movies will present its inaugural Robert Osborne award to filmmaker Martin Scorsese at the TCM Classic Film Festival on April 26. The award, honoring the network’s longtime host who died last year, will be given annually to “an individual who has significantly contributed to preserving the cultural heritage ...

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