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Rachel Maddow

Biography

Foremost host for the nightly MSNBC program The Rachel Maddow Display, she’s also served like a part-time anchor for the network. She became the 1st openly gay information anchor to seem on atmosphere with a big news organization in america. At Castro Valley SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, she performed volleyball and golf ball and swam. She researched public plan at Stanford College or university, the received a Rhodes Scholarship or grant to keep her research at Oxford College or university. She started operating like a radio sponsor in 1999. She became a member of MSNBC in 2005 and started hosting the The Rachel Maddow Display in 2008. She started dating her partner, professional photographer Susan Mikula, in 1999. She offered as an alternative sponsor for Countdown with? Keith Olbermann? in 2008, and her achievement in that part ultimately resulted in the creation of her personal show.

Quick Facts


Full Name Rachel Maddow
Date Of Birth April 1, 1973
Place Of Birth Castro Valley, CA
Height 1.8 m
Profession TV Show Host
Education University of Oxford, Stanford University, Lincoln College, Oxford, Castro Valley High School
Nationality American
Parents Bob Maddow, Elaine Maddow
Siblings David Maddow
Partner Susan Mikula, Susan Mikula
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis, Shorty Award for Best Journalist
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, Goodreads Choice Awards Best History & Biography, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Graphic Novels & Comics
TV Shows The Rachel Maddow Show, Election Night 2016, Election Day 2016
Star Sign Aries

  • Facts
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  • Awards
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  • Trademarks
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#Fact
1 Her paternal grandfather was from a Jewish family from Ukraine and Lithuania, while her paternal grandmother was of Dutch (Protestant) descent. Her mother, whose family is from Newfoundland, Canada, has English and Irish (Catholic) ancestry.
2 Her MSNBC documentary "The Assassination of Dr. Tiller" won a Gracie award in 2011. It covered the May 31, 2009, murder of Kansas abortion provider George Tiller, one of the nation's few late-term abortion providers, by Scott Roeder, 52, of Kansas City, Missouri.
3 Maddow was honored by the Interfaith Alliance with the 2010 Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom award.
4 Maddow was named MSNBC political analyst in January of 2008.
5 She first gained national prominence as a host on Air America Radio, where she worked from its inception in 2004. Prior to joining AAR, she worked for WRNX in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and WRSI in Northampton, Massachusetts.
6 "The Rachel Maddow Show" has been nominated by the Television Critics Association for "Outstanding Achievement in News and Information", and TRMS received a GLAAD award in 2010.
7 Maddow received a bachelor's degree in public policy from Stanford University. She earned her doctorate in political science at Oxford University, which she attended on a Rhodes Scholarship.
8 Partner since 1999 of photographer Susan Mikula. Their first date was celebrated at a gun range.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Brother Nature 2016 Rachel Maddow
The Jim Gaffigan Show 2015 TV Series Rachel Maddow
Alpha House 2014 TV Series Rachel Maddow
House of Cards 2014 TV Series Rachel Maddow
30 Rock 2012 TV Series Rachel Maddow
The Ides of March 2011 Rachel Maddow

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When I Came Home 2006 Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hating Breitbart 2012 Documentary Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Today 2011-2012 TV Series Herself
Meet the Press 2011-2012 TV Series Herself - MSNBC / Herself - Host, 'The Rachel Maddow Show'
Save KLSD: Media Consolidation and Local Radio 2012 Documentary Herself
Howard Stern on Demand 2012 TV Series Herself
Day of Destruction, Decade of War 2011 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Onion News Network 2011 TV Series Herself
Miss Representation 2011 Documentary Herself - Host MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show
The Assassination of Dr. Tiller 2010 Documentary Herself - Host
The McVeigh Tapes: Confessions of an American Terrorist 2010 TV Movie Herself - Host
Blueprint for Accountability: Working the Dark Side 2009 TV Movie documentary Herself
Charlie Rose 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Herself
A Tribute to Arianna Huffington: Newhouse Mirror Awards 2009 Short Herself
Ugly Betty 2009 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2008 TV Series Herself
Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries 2008 TV Series documentary Herself
Hardball with Chris Matthews 2008 TV Series Herself
Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann 2007 TV Series Herself
Paula Zahn Now 2007 TV Series Herself
The Advocate Newsmagazine 2006 TV Series Herself - Correspondent
Tucker 2005 TV Series Herself
American Morning 2005 TV Series Herself
America Undercover 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
The View 2009-2017 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015-2017 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014-2016 TV Series Herself
The Rachel Maddow Show 2009-2016 TV Series Herself - Host / Herself
The Place for Politics 2016: MSNBC Election Night Coverage 2016 TV Movie Herself - Anchor
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2016 TV Series Herself
20 Stories That Shook the World in 20 Years 2016 TV Movie documentary Herself - Host
Jeopardy! 2016 TV Series Herself - Video Clue Presenter
CBS News Sunday Morning 2016 TV Series Herself
First in the South Democratic Candidates Forum on MSNBC 2015 TV Special Herself - Moderator
The Meredith Vieira Show 2015 TV Series Herself
The Daily Show 2009-2015 TV Series Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2012-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest / Herself - MSNBC Hostess
Late Show with David Letterman 2009-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
WWE Tribute to the Troops 2014 TV Special Herself
Vote 2014: MSNBC Election Coverage 2014 TV Movie Herself - Host
P.O.V. 2014 TV Series documentary Herself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2009-2013 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
The Simpsons 2013 TV Series Herself
The Muslims Are Coming! 2013 Documentary Herself
All In with Chris Hayes 2013 TV Series Herself - Host, The Rachel Maddow Show
Watch What Happens: Live 2012-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
All the President's Men Revisited 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself (uncredited)
Now with Alex Wagner 2013 TV Series Herself
Real Time with Bill Maher 2009-2013 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2008-2013 TV Series Herself
The Colbert Report 2008-2012 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Katie 2012 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Media Buzz 2014-2016 TV Series Herself - Hostess, The Rachel Maddow Show / Herself - Hostess, Rachel Maddow Show / Herself - MSNBC Anchor / ...
Democracy Now! 2016 TV Series Herself
Weiner 2016 Documentary Herself
Red River Bible & Prophecy Conference 2014 TV Series Herself
After Tiller 2013 Documentary Herself (on Rachel Maddow Show)
Greedy Lying Bastards 2012 Documentary Herself
Occupy Unmasked 2012 Documentary Herself
Game Change 2012 TV Movie Herself (uncredited)
The O'Reilly Factor 2008 TV Series Herself
Motherhood by Choice, Not Chance 2004 Documentary short Herself
The Fragile Promise of Choice: Abortion in the United States Today 1996 Documentary Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Wilde Wit of the Year Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)
2012 Gracie Gracie Allen Awards Outstanding Host - News/Non-Fiction
2011 Wilde Wit of the Year Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)
2011 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis The Rachel Maddow Show (2008) · Richard Engel (correspondent)
· Matt Saal (executive producer)
· Bill Wolff (executive producer)
· Cory Gnazzo (senior show producer)
· Tina Cone (senior producer)
· Rani Kahle (coordinating producer)
· Kim Harvey (line producer)
· Andrew Dallos (senior planning producer)
· Rob Katko (producer)
· Laura Conaway (producer)
· Brian Drew (producer)
· Rebekah Dryden (producer)
· Will Femia (producer)
· Shannah Goldner (producer)
· Madeleline Haeringer (producer)
· Kiko Itasaka (producer)
· Kent Jones (producer)
· Iqbal Ahmad Sapand (producer)
· Vanessa Silverton-P
2010 Savage Wit of the Year Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Wilde Wit of the Year Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)
2015 Wilde Wit of the Year Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)
2013 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Spoken Word Album For the album "Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power."
2013 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis The Rachel Maddow Show (2008) · Bill Wolff (executive producer)
· Cory Gnazzo (senior show producer)
· Eelin Reily (senior producer)
· Rob Katko (director)
· Sunita Sohoni (line producer)
· Amy Shuster (senior booking producer)
· Andrew Dallos (senior planning producer)
· Rani Kahle (coordinating producer)
· Steve Benen (producer)
· Laura Conaway (producer)
· Brian Drew (producer)
· Rebekah Dryden (producer)
· Will Femia (producer)
· Kent Jones (producer)
· Isabel Lopez (producer)
· Robert Lyon (producer)
· Tricia McKinney (producer)
· Eric Pfriender (producer)
· Nazanin Rafsanjani (pro
2012 Wilde Wit of the Year Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)
2012 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis The Rachel Maddow Show (2008) · Bill Wolff (executive producer)
· Cory Gnazzo (senior show producer)
· Tina Cone (senior producer)
· Eelin Reily (senior producer)
· Rob Katko (director)
· Kim Harvey (line producer)
· Rani Kahle (coordinating producer)
· Andrew Dallos (senior planning producer)
· Laura Conaway (producer)
· Brian Drew (producer)
· Rebekah Dryden (producer)
· Will Femia (producer)
· Kent Jones (producer)
· Isabel Lopez (producer)
· Tricia McKinney (producer)
· Eric Pfriender (producer)
· Vanessa Silverton-Peel (producer)
· Jessica Rodriguez (producer)
· Jamil Smith (produc


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#Quote
1 If you're someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that's a sign of a life lived honorably.
2 I think the [George W. Bush] administration has essentially been like, I mean, I like vegans, but it's like hiring a vegan to be your butcher. Like, if you have somebody who is really against the idea of providing you the service you've hired them for, they're going to be bad at providing that service.

#Trademark
1 Short hair
2 Towering height

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