Fred Rogers

TV Host Fred Rogers
The Fred Rogers Company / Heinz History Center

Full Name: Frederick McFeely Rogers
Profession: TV Host

United States of America

Biography: Most famous for creating and hosting "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" (1968–2001), which featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality and directness to his audiences.

He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.

Born: March 20, 1928
Birthplace: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: February 27, 2003 (aged 74)
Cause of Death: Stomach cancer

Married Life

  • 1952-07-09 American educator, Presbyterian minister and TV host Fred Rogers (24) weds Sara Joanne Byrd

Historical Events

  • 1984-11-22 Fred Rogers of PBS "Mr Rogers Neighborhood" presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution

Biographies and Sources

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