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Dana Perino

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Former White Home Press Secretary for George W. Bush, American politics commentator, and Random Home book publishing professional. She started hosting The Five, a chat present on Fox Information, in 2011. She examined mass communications, politics research, and Spanish at Colorado Condition School – Pueblo and afterwards public affairs confirming at the School of Illinois – Springfield. She trained political marketing communications part-time at George Washington School. She wedded Peter McMahon in 1998 whom she fulfilled on a airplane air travel to Denver, Colorado. Barack Obama once nominated her to serve in the Broadcasting Plank of Governors.

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Full Name Dana Perino
Date Of Birth May 9, 1972
Place Of Birth Evanston, WY
Height 1.57 m
Profession Politician
Education Colorado State University–Pueblo, Ponderosa High School, University of Illinois at Springfield
Nationality American
Spouse Peter McMahon
Parents Leo Perino, Jan Perino
Siblings Angie Perino
TV Shows The Five, The Real Story
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1Favorite Christmas movie: Love Actually (2003).
2One of her jobs, while attending college, was as a country music DJ, working from 2 to 8 A.M.
3Some of her favorite TV shows, as a kid, were The Gong Show (1976) and Schoolhouse Rock! (1973).
4When she was age 6, she dressed up as "Big Bird" for Halloween. Another year, she dressed up as "Wonder Woman". Both times, she had to wear a burgundy coat over her costume since there was a blizzard in her Colorado hometown.
5Her sister, Angie Perino, and Ben were married on July 28, 2012.
6Friend of Stephen Hadley.
7Her father grew up in Aurora, Colorado, scene of the movie theater massacre on July 20, 2012.
8Her new dog, Jasper, was born on April 16, 2012.
9Her dog, Henry, died on March 25, 2012.
10Sister, Angie Perino, and Ben became engaged on February 10, 2012, with the wedding set for Summer 2012.
11Was on her high school speech team.
12Has a brother and a younger sister, Angie Perino (born on March 21, 1986).
13Former gymnast.
14Fan of Dierks Bentley.
15Her mother did marketing for a private nursing home and her father, Leo Perino (born on April 16, 1943), had a convenience store in Denver.
16Had tried out as a barrel racer while growing up in Wyoming.
17Writes a commentary in the Washington Post.
18Founder and president of Dana Perino & Co., a strategic communications firm.
19Has a 12-year-old dog, a retriever, which she got from Scotland and named Henry [May 2010].
20Her mentor was Tony Snow.
21Fox News contributor.
22On April 14, 2009, it was announced that she will join Burson-Marsteller, a global public relations firm, as chief issues counselor.
23In 1997, while on a commercial flight, met her future husband, Peter McMahon. McMahon, born on June 6, 1954 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, is a businessman involved in the marketing and sales of medical products. They were married eleven months later.
24Her aunt and uncle own a bowling alley in Rawlins, Wyoming.
25She was the 27th White House Press Secretary from September 14, 2007 to January 20, 2009.
26She is Italian American.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Five2011-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess / Herself
America's News Headquarters2017TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
Fox News Sunday2011-2017TV SeriesHerself - Panelist / Herself
The Kennedy Show2016-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, The Five
Special Report with Bret Baier2013-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, The Five / Herself - Panelist / Herself
The Kelly File2013-2017TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Five
Tucker Carlson Tonight2016TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, The Five
The Greg Gutfeld Show2016TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, The Five
Perino & Stirewalt: I'll Tell You What2016TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess
America's Election HQ2016TV SeriesHerself - Panelist / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Five
Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo2016TV SeriesHerself
Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano2016TV SeriesHerself
Fox and Friends2012-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Five
The View2015-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Author, And The Good News Is... / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Five
The O'Reilly Factor2012-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Five / Herself - Co-Hostess. The Five
Stossel2016TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, The Five
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2011-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist / Herself / Herself - Guest Hostess
Tavis Smiley2015TV SeriesHerself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - Author, And the Good News Is... / Herself
Imus in the Morning2015TV SeriesHerself - Author, And the Good News Is...
The Daily Show2008-2015TV SeriesHerself
Huckabee2012-2014TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Five
Hannity2009-2014TV SeriesHerself
Living Hope2014DocumentaryHerself
Jeopardy!2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Clue Presenter / Herself - Celebrity Contestant
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2012-2013TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest Hostess / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Five
The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson2013TV SeriesHerself
Shepard Smith Reporting2013TV SeriesHerself
Studio B2013TV SeriesHerself
America Live2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
This Week2013TV SeriesHerself
Fox Files2012TV SeriesHerself
America's Book of Secrets2012TV Series documentaryHerself - Press Secretary, President George W. Bush
Miss Representation2011DocumentaryHerself
The President's Book of Secrets2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Paula Zahn Now2007TV SeriesHerself

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Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Media Buzz2014-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, The Five
The Greg Gutfeld Show2016TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, The Five
The Kennedy Show2015TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Co-Hostess, The Five
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2015TV SeriesHerself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHerself

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