Name: Barbara Walters
Birth Name: 
Barbra Jill Walters
Birth Date: 
September 25, 1931
Birth Place: 
Brookline, MA
Journalist / TV Host
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 641

Ellen and Barbara Talk Success with Oprah

Posted Wednesday January 19, 2011 1:05 PM GMT

In celebration of OWN’s “Your OWN Show” that airs Fridays at 9PM, O, The Oprah Magazine took time to ask six TV luminaries “What Was Your Big Break?”


Barbara Walters Reveals 2010's Most Fascinating People

Posted Monday November 29, 2010 9:55 AM GMT

She’s one of the foremost names in broadcast journalism, and Barbara Walters has declared her “10 Most Fascinating People” for the year.

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Barbara Walters: Back to The View

Posted Thursday July 8, 2010 9:24 AM GMT

She dropped out of her hosting duties on “The View” back in May to have heart valve surgery, and now Barbara Walters is ready for her big return.

The 80-year-old media veteran will be on the show via Skype for the July 12th episode, bringing an end to her health-imposed summer hiatus.

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Barbara Walters: Post Surgery Stroll

Posted Friday June 4, 2010 9:00 AM GMT

Showing the world that she’s on the mend after heart surgery, Barbara Walters was spotted walking in New York City yesterday (June 3).

The “View” hostess looked to be in good shape as she smiled and waved to fans and photographers, sporting a black top, black trousers, and sunglasses.


Barbara Walters Talks Heart Surgery

Posted Monday May 10, 2010 2:10 PM GMT

She’s an icon in American broadcast journalism and now Barbara Walters has announced she’ll be undergoing heart surgery.

The “View” hostess revealed that she’ll have a procedure done this summer. “I’m going to have surgery to replace one faulty heart valve.”


Barbara Walters Picks Most Fascinating People of 2009

Posted Tuesday December 1, 2009 3:23 PM GMT

As the year comes to a close, Barbara Walters has selected her choices for her “Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2009.”

And politician Sarah Palin, songstress Lady GaGa, and newcomer Adam Lambert have all made the cut for this year’s show.

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Patrick Swayze Hospitalized with Pneumonia

Posted Friday January 9, 2009 10:54 PM GMT

As he continues his battle with cancer, it has just been reported that Patrick Swayze has been hospitalized due to a case of pneumonia.

Robert DeBitetto, president of A&E, made a statement which reads: "Patrick has asked that I tell you that he has checked himself into the hospital this morning for observation after coming down with pneumonia."


Patrick Swayze Talks Cancer Battle

Posted Wednesday January 7, 2009 6:05 PM GMT

It’s been an up-and-down battle for Patrick Swayze as of late. And as he’s struggled with pancreatic cancer, the “Dirty Dancing” stud says he’s hopeful for the best.

In a special interview with Barbara Walters called “Patrick Swayze: The Truth,” he confesses that while he’s in decent health at the moment, he also realizes that things could go downhill very quickly.