Fred Rogers

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Fred Rogers


United States

Birth - Death

1928 - 2003


Entertainment, Religion

Notable Achievements

Presidential Medal of Freedom, Emmy Award


Star of the children's educational television show 'Mister Roger's Neighbourhood' on the PBS television network (1968-2001). Composer of over 200 songs for the show. Founded his own production company, Family Communications, to produce Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and related materials for children, families and professionals (1971). Inducted into the Television Hall of Fame (1999), and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2002). Recipient of four Emmy Awards (1999, 1998, 1985, 1980) and the Lifetime Achievement Award (1997). Subject of the documentary . Presbyterian minister. Bisexual.

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