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Chris Hansen

Biography

Journalist who have became known for his use Dateline NBC’s To Capture a Predator. He got his 1st work with NBC during his older yr at Michigan Condition College or university. He hosted three spinoff series on NBC, including To Capture a Con Man also to Capture an I.D. Thief. He was wedded to Mary Joan Hansen. He produced a visitor appearance on Larry Ruler Reside in 2007.

Quick Facts


Full Name Chris Hansen
Date Of Birth March 26, 1959
Place Of Birth Lansing, MI
Height 1.87 m
Profession Journalist
Education Michigan State University
Nationality American
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1 Has a new show, a spin-off from his hit show To Catch a Predator (2004), titled Hansen vs Predator and it will air its first episode on September 12, 2016, on the television show Crime Watch Daily (2015).
2 Hansen has stated that what inspired him to want to become a journalist was when he was 14, Jimmy Hoffa was kidnapped in a restaurant less than two miles away from where he lived and he would ride his bicycle to the crime scene and watch the police and FBI working on Hoffa's disappearance and the reporters covering the big story - watching all of this had a profound effect on him.
3 Attended Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield, MI, class of 1977.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black-ish 2016 TV Series Chris Hansen
The Simpsons 2010 TV Series Chris Hansen
30 Rock 2006 TV Series Chris Hansen
Touched by an Angel 1995 TV Series Speaker

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
White Boy 2017 Documentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crime Watch Daily 2016-2017 TV Series Himself - Host
The Real 2016 TV Series Himself
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Host, Crime Watch Daily
Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen 2016 TV Series Himself - Host / Narrator / Himself
WGN Morning News 2016 TV Series Himself
Fameless 2015 TV Series Himself
Inside Edition 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Dateline NBC 1997-2014 TV Series documentary Himself - Correspondent / Himself / Himself - Host / ...
NBC News Special: Terror in Boston 2013 TV Special Himself - Correspondent
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013 TV Series Himself
A Great Catch 2011 Short Himself
Justice for Natalee Holloway 2011 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
Tonight with Trevor McDonald 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2007 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show 2007 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2007 TV Series Himself
Larry King Live 2007 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2007 TV Series Himself
Dateline NBC: To Catch a Predator 2004 Himself
To Catch a Predator 2004 TV Series Himself - Host (2004)
The Jane Pauley Show 2004 TV Series Himself
Dateline NBC: The Mole 2001 TV Short Himself - Host

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
Chelsea Lately 2013 TV Series Himself - 'Dateline NBC' Correspondent
Are All Men Pedophiles? 2013 Documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine Dateline NBC (1992) · David Corvo (executive producer)
· Elizabeth Cole (executive editor/senior producer)
· Aretha Marshall (managing editor)
· John Libretto (director)
· Judy Farinet (director)
· Ellen Mason (senior producer)
· Jim Gerety (senior producer)
· Joe Delmonico (supervising producer)
· Ann Curry (anchor)
· Peter Greenberg (correspondent)
· Hoda Kotb (correspondent)
· Dennis Murphy (correspondent)
· Tim Beacham (producer)
· John Block (producer)
· Katherine Chan (producer)
· Bradley Davis (producer)
· Cameo George (producer)
· Bob Gilmartin (producer)
· Marianne Hagger

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine Dateline NBC (1992) · David Corvo (senior executive producer)
· Elizabeth Cole (executive producer)
· Adam Gorfain (senior broadcast producer)
· Paul F. Ryan (senior producer)
· Ellen Mason (senior producer)
· Charmian Ling (senior producer)
· Allison Orr (senior producer)
· Allan Maraynes (senior investigative producer)
· Aretha Marshall (managing editor)
· Richard Latour (line producer)
· Susan Nalle (coordinating producer)
· Frank Shanbacker (senior operations producer)
· Anthony Galloway (supervising producer)
· Tom Keenan (producer)
· Justin Balding (producer)
· Tim Uehlinger (producer)
· Meade Jorgensen (producer)
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2012 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine Dateline NBC (1992) · David Corvo (executive producer)
· Jim Gerety (senior producer)
· Adam Gorfain (senior producer)
· Ellen Mason (senior producer)
· Elizabeth Cole (executive editor)
· Shane Bishop (producer)
· Donna Bass (producer)
· Rob Buchanan (producer)
· Anthony Galloway (producer)
· Bob Gilmartin (producer)
· Solly Granatstein (producer)
· Izhar Harpaz (producer)
· Tom Keenan (producer)
· Lynn Keller (producer)
· Kim Krawitz (producer)
· Liz Brown (producer)
· Susan Leibowitz (producer)
· Mary Ann Rotondi (producer)
· Ellen Sherman (producer)
· Ka
2011 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine Dateline NBC (1992) · David Corvo (executive producer)
· Elizabeth Cole (executive editor)
· Allan Maraynes (senior investigative producer)
· Richard Greenberg (supervising producer)
· Justin Balding (producer)
· Tom Keenan (producer)
· Fred Rothenberg (producer)
· Richard Engel (correspondent)
· Bob Brandel (additional producer)
· Bruce Burger (additional producer)
· Andy Finkelstein (additional producer)
· Mike Sheehan (additional producer)
2010 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a News Magazine Dateline NBC (1992) · Tim Sandler (producer)
· Allison Orr (producer)
· David Corvo (executive producer)
· Elizabeth Cole (executive editor)
· Allan Maraynes (senior investigative producer)
2010 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a News Magazine Dateline NBC (1992) · Richard Greenberg (supervising producer)
· Lynn Keller (producer)
· David Corvo (executive producer)
· Elizabeth Cole (executive editor)
· Allan Maraynes (senior investigative producer)
· Maite Amorebieta (field producer)
2006 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine Dateline NBC (1992) · David Corvo (executive producer)
· Marc Rosenwasser (executive editor)
· Phil Alongi (senior producer)
· Jim Gerety (senior producer)
· Adam Gorfain (senior producer)
· Paul W. Greenberg (senior producer)
· Aretha Marshall (senior producer)
· Ellen Mason (senior producer)
· Luz Villarreal (field producer)
· Hoda Kotb (correspondent)
· John Larson (correspondent)
· Dennis Murphy (correspondent)
· Carl Quintanilla (correspondent)
· Brian Williams (correspondent)
· Martin Savidge (correspondent)
· Judy Farinet (director)
· Stone Phillips (anchor)


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#Quote
1 [on how the concept of To Catch a Predator originated] It was my idea. I was on the phone talking to a friend of mine who was a reporter in Detroit, Kevin Dietz. He was telling me about this online watchdog group called Perverted Justice and I was thinking, 'Wow, if we could combine their ability to work as decoys in chat rooms and our ability to wire a house with hidden cameras and microphones, it could be pretty compelling.' A lot of other smart people weighed in and figured out ways to improve the concept and we went out and shot the first one in Long Island.
2 [on his inspiration for going into journalism] When I was 14 years old, Jimmy Hoffa was kidnapped from a restaurant, the Red Fox, that was about 1 and 1/2 miles up the street from where I lived. I used to ride my bike up there and the FBI was up there and it was a crime scene and there were local police and local news reporters; I got bit by the bug watching that.
3 I am Chris Hansen with Dateline NBC, and we are doing a story on adults meeting young teens online for sex.
4 Why don't you take a seat over there?


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