Date of Birth:
14 February 1921
Hugh Downs played in 1 movies in the Comedy genres.
Hugh Downs didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 4.7.
Got his start in network TV in 1949 when he won the job as announcer on the children's show "Kukla, Fran and Ollie" (1947).
A descendant of Davy Crockett, 19th century frontiersman and later congressman from Tennessee.
He has a post-Masters degree in gerontology from Hunter College.
The Guinness Book of World Records holder for greatest number of hours on network commercial television (1985).
He is color blind.
He is Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Space Society, Chairman of the Board of US Committee for UNICEF, Trustee of the Menninger Foundation, and served as a member of the NASA Advisory Council.
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