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Walter Winchell

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Winchell in 1960.

Source: Wikipedia

Walter Winchell (April 7, 1897 – February 20, 1972) was an American newspaper and radio gossip commentator.

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  • Born: Walter Winchel April 7, 1897 New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Died: February 20, 1972 (aged 74) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Spouse(s): Rita Greene (1919–1928; divorced)

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