Hugh Downs

Actor | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957-1962) | Today (1962-2012) | Concentration (1958-1969)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations More »
BORN 
Feb 14, 1921 (age 96)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Past Film & Video (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The Bunny YearsThe Bunny Years (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Call to GloryCall to Glory (TV Series) News Reporter ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
    • Call to Glory (Aug 13, 1984) News Reporter (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Car 54, Where Are You?Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series) Hugh Downs ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for RiverboatRiverboat (TV Series) Dan Flynn ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Caesar's HourCaesar's Hour (TV Series) Announcer ( 1 episode, 1957 )  Less 1957 1
Self (68 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Joe ShowThe Joe Show Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host ( 78 episodes, 1962–2012 )  Less 1962–2012
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  • Primary photo for Nautilus the Next GenerationNautilus the Next Generation (Short) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Mission: Dawn PatrolMission: Dawn Patrol Self (voice)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for When the World BreaksWhen the World Breaks Himself  Less 2010 $320K
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 20/2020/20 (TV Series) Himself - Co-Anchor / Himself / Himself - Host ( 6 episodes, 1984–2007 )  Less 1984–2007
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  • Primary photo for ABC's 50th Anniversary CelebrationABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar: Smart TelevisionJack Paar: Smart Television (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Someone Like You...Someone Like You... Himself (uncredited)  Less 2001 $23MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for The 70s: The Decade That Changed TelevisionThe 70s: The Decade That Changed Television (TV Movie) Segment Presenter  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Larry King LiveLarry King Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Opening the Tombs of the Golden Mummies: LiveOpening the Tombs of the Golden Mummies: Live (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for NY TV: By the People Who Made It - Part I & IINY TV: By the People Who Made It - Part I & II (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Mighty Mo: The Many Lives of the USS MissouriMighty Mo: The Many Lives of the USS Missouri (TV Movie) Himself - Correspondent  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Live from Lincoln CenterLive from Lincoln Center (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself - Announcer ( 7 episodes, 1990–1997 )  Less 1990–1997
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  • Primary photo for Tales from the Tomb: Lost Sons of the PharaohsTales from the Tomb: Lost Sons of the Pharaohs (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host ( 2 episodes, 1996–1997 )  Less 1996–1997
  • Primary photo for New PassagesNew Passages (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Media Literacy: The New BasicMedia Literacy: The New Basic Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Barbara WaltersThe Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Barbara Walters (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Guest ( 12 episodes, 1964–1989 )  Less 1964–1989
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  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Himself - Newsman ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Liberty WeekendLiberty Weekend (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for NBC 60th Anniversary CelebrationNBC 60th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Avant-Garde in Russia: 1910 to 1930 - New PerspectivesThe Avant-Garde in Russia: 1910 to 1930 - New Perspectives (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Over EasyOver Easy (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself ( 7 episodes, 1978–1980 )  Less 1978–1980
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  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Not for Women OnlyNot for Women Only (TV Series) Himself - Host (1975-1976)  Less 1968–1979
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Old Friends... New FriendsOld Friends... New Friends (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for Woman of the YearWoman of the Year (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - TV Host / Himself - Co-Host / Himself TV Celebrity / Himself - TV Personality / Himself ( 11 episodes, 1967–1975 )  Less 1967–1975
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  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Jack Paar ToniteJack Paar Tonite (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1969–1972 )  Less 1969–1972
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  • Primary photo for Survival of Spaceship EarthSurvival of Spaceship Earth Himself - Narrator / Host  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a WheelOnce Upon a Wheel Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for He Said, She SaidHe Said, She Said (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for ConcentrationConcentration (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself ( 25 episodes, 1958–1969 )  Less 1958–1969
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  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Himself - Team Captain ( 19 episodes, 1967–1969 )  Less 1967–1969
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  • Primary photo for Laugh-InLaugh-In (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1962–1968 )  Less 1962–1968
  • Primary photo for The 19th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 19th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host (New York City)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for NBC Children's TheatreNBC Children's Theatre (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Danny Thomas Special: On the Road to LebanonDanny Thomas Special: On the Road to Lebanon (TV Special) Himself  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Jack Paar ProgramThe Jack Paar Program (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1964–1965 )  Less 1964–1965
  • Primary photo for A Global AffairA Global Affair Himself - TV Newscaster  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for To Become a ManTo Become a Man (Short) Himself - Narrator  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Talent ScoutsTalent Scouts (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for To Tell the TruthTo Tell the Truth (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Tonight ShowThe Tonight Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Announcer / Himself - Guest Host ( 83 episodes, 1962 )  Less 1962
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  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself - Announcer / Himself - Guest Host / Himself -Announcer / Himself - Co-Host ( 1,092 episodes, 1957–1962 )  Less 1957–1962
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  • Primary photo for The Jack Benny ProgramThe Jack Benny Program (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Esther Williams at Cypress GardensEsther Williams at Cypress Gardens (TV Movie) Himself - Announcer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for World Wide '60World Wide '60 (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for StartimeStartime (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1958 )  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Arlene Francis ShowThe Arlene Francis Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1957–1958 )  Less 1957–1958
  • Primary photo for HomeHome (TV Series) Himself - Announcer ( 2 episodes, 1954–1957 )  Less 1954–1957
  • Primary photo for Hawkins Falls, Population 6200Hawkins Falls, Population 6200 (TV Series) Himself - Announcer ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for My Most Unforgettable Character as Told by... Carroll O'ConnorMy Most Unforgettable Character as Told by... Carroll O'Connor (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The NinetiesThe Nineties (TV Series) Himself - ABC News ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • The One About TV (Jul 9, 2017) Himself - ABC News (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The EightiesThe Eighties (TV Mini-series) Himself - 20 / 20 / Himself - ABC News ( 3 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The SeventiesThe Seventies (TV Series) Himself - ABC News ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • What's Goin' On (Aug 13, 2015) Himself - ABC News (archive footage)  Less

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