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Wolf Blitzer

Biography

American broadcast journalist and CNN reporter who began his career in 1990. He hosted THE PROBLEM Room as well as the Wolf Blitzer plan. In 1970, he gained a history level through the College or university of Buffalo. In 2013, he started hosting CNN’s THE PROBLEM Room. He wedded Lynn Greenfield in 1973; that they had one child jointly. He proved helpful for CNN, a route founded by Ted Turner.

Quick Facts


Full Name Wolf Blitzer
Date Of Birth March 22, 1948
Place Of Birth Augsburg, Germany
Height 1.78 m
Profession TV Show Host
Education University at Buffalo, Kenmore West Senior High School, Johns Hopkins University
Nationality American, German
Spouse Lynn Greenfield
Children Ilana Blitzer Gendelman
Parents Cesia Blitzer, David Blitzer
Siblings Helena Blitzer
Nominations News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Best Story in a Newscast, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
Movies Skyfall
TV Shows The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, CNN Newsroom, Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer, Crossfire, Election Night in America, CNN Newsroom With Wolf Blitzer, Wolf, Wolf Blitzer Reports
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1 Does not like to eat octopus and squid.
2 Father of a daughter.
3 He was born in Augsburg, Germany, to Polish Jewish parents, Cesia (Zylberfuden) and David Blitzer.
4 Alumni of the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB).
5 Was offered the chance to play himself in Crimson Tide (1995) and The American President (1995), but he turned down both roles.
6 Lifelong member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Graves 2016 TV Series Wolf Blitzer
House of Cards 2016 TV Series Wolf Blitzer
The Brink 2015 TV Series Wolf Blitzer
Alpha House 2014 TV Series Wolf Blitzer
Skyfall 2012 CNN News Anchor
The Campaign 2012 Wolf Blitzer
Murphy Brown 1996 TV Series Wolf Blitzer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Situation Room TV Series Anchor - 7 episodes, 2005 - 2007 anchor - 1 episode, 2005

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Adjustment Bureau 2011 thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Situation Room 2005-2016 TV Series Himself - Anchor / Himself / Himself - Host
@ This Hour 2016 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2005-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - National UnFriend Day Spokesman
Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield 2016 TV Series Guest - Himself
The Person Who Changed My Life 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
Lift the Veil 2015 TV Series Himself - CNN Anchor
Temple Talk 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Daily Show 2000-2015 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself - CNN Anchor
BET Honors 2015 TV Movie Himself
Being Fabulous Rocks! T.V. Show 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
CNN Newsroom 2002-2015 TV Series Himself - Anchor / Himself - Reporter / Himself - CNN Reporter / ...
2014 Soul Train Awards 2014 TV Movie Himself
Roots: Our Journeys Home 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
The BET Honors 2014 TV Movie Himself
Wolf 2014 TV Series Himself - Anchor
Crossfire 2013-2014 TV Series Himself
2013 Soul Train Awards 2013 TV Special Himself
Piers Morgan Tonight 2011-2013 TV Series Himself / Guest Host
Clear History 2013 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
The Lead with Jake Tapper 2013 TV Series Himself
Anderson Cooper 360° 2012 TV Series Himself - Anchor
Addicted to Fame 2012 Documentary CNN Host
The Florida Republican Presidential Debate 2012 TV Movie Himself - Moderator
2011 Soul Train Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
The Republican National Security Debate 2011 TV Movie Himself - Moderator
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005-2011 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
CNN Breaking News: Revolution in Egypt - President Mubarak Steps Down 2011 TV Movie Himself - Anchor
2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Global Eugenics: Using Medicine to Kill 2009 Documentary Himself
Jeopardy! 1997-2009 TV Series Himself - Video Clue Presenter / Himself - Contestant / Himself - Clue Giver / ...
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2009 TV Series Himself - Expert
Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace 2009 Documentary Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer 2000-2008 TV Series Himself - Anchor / Himself - Host
The California Democratic Debate 2008 TV Movie Himself - Host / Panelist
Larry King Live 2007 TV Series Himself
CNN Nevada Democratic Party Presidential Primary Debate 2007 TV Movie Himself - Host
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains 2007 Documentary Himself
CNN Live From... 2002-2006 TV Series Himself - Anchor / Himself / Himself - Correspondent
How's Your News?: On the Campaign Trail 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
25th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Presenter
CNN Presents 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Real Time with Bill Maher 2003 TV Series Himself
Wolf Blitzer Reports 2002-2003 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself - Anchor
Charlie Rose 2003 TV Series Himself - Guest
CNN Special Reports 1999-2003 TV Series Himself - Anchor
Follow the Leader 2002/II Documentary Himself
NewsNight with Aaron Brown 2001 TV Series Substitute Host
The Campaign Trail to the Road to the White House: Storytellers 2000 TV Special Himself
A-studio 1997 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Inside Politics 1993 TV Series Himself - Senior White House Correspondent
CNN: The 1992 State of the Union Address 1992 TV Movie Himself - Reporter
The 13th Annual CableACE Awards 1992 TV Special Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Media Buzz 2014-2016 TV Series Himself - CNN Anchor / Himself - Host, The Situation Room
The Drunken Peasants 2016 TV Series Himself
Failure to Obey 2015 Video documentary Himself
Inside Edition 2014 TV Series documentary Himself - CNN Anchor
Morning Express with Robin Meade 2014 TV Series Himself
Crossfire 2013 TV Series Himself
Breaking the Set 2013 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series Himself
Occupy Unmasked 2012 Documentary Himself
The Newsroom 2012 TV Series Himself / Himself - On TV Monitor
Game Change 2012 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
The Jay Leno Show 2009 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Himself
By the People: The Election of Barack Obama 2009 Documentary Himself
National Geographic Explorer 2009 TV Series documentary Himself - Reporter
The O'Reilly Factor 2008 TV Series Himself
The Colbert Report 2007 TV Series Himself
War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death 2007 Documentary Himself
...So Goes the Nation 2006 Documentary Himself
Martial Law 9/11: Rise of the Police State 2005 Documentary Himself
The West Wing 2004 TV Series Himself
Diary of a Political Tourist 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
Fahrenheit 9/11 2004 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Inside the White House 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Desert Storm: The War Begins 1991 TV Movie documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long Form CNN Breaking News: Revolution in Egypt - President Mubarak Steps Down (2011) · Arwa Damon (correspondent)
· Ian James Lee (correspondent)
· Frederik Pleitgen (correspondent)
· Nic Robertson (correspondent)
· Fionnuala Sweeney (correspondent)
· Ivan Watson (correspondent)
· Ben Wedeman (correspondent)
· Saad Abedine (producer)
· Amir Ahmed (producer)
· Housam Ahmed (producer)
· Pierre Bairin (producer)
· Tommy Evans (producer)
· Tom Fenton (producer)
· Raja Razek (producer)
· Mary Rogers (producer)
· Joe Duran (producer)
· Christian Streib (producer)
· Clayton Nagel (producer)
· Wojciech Treszczynski (producer)
· S

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast The Situation Room (2005) · Jay Shaylor (executive producer)
· Brad Hodges (senior producer)
· Vaughn Sterling (senior producer)
· David Gelles (senior broadcast producer)
· Linda Roth (supervising producer)
· Jill Chappell (editorial producer)
· Steven Page (editorial producer)
· Emily Atkinson (producer)
· Hunter Burgarella (producer)
· Chris Dos Santos (producer)
· Conor Finnegan (producer)
· Marlo Fowler (producer)
· David Gracey (producer)
· Adam P. Levy (producer)
· Christina Manduley (producer)
· Dugald McConnell (producer)
· Meghan Rafferty (producer)
· Jay Rankin (producer)
· R
2015 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long Form · Tommy Evans (vice president and London Bureau Chief)
· Tony Maddox (executive vice president)
· Deborah Rayner (senior vice president)
· Roger Clark (director of coverage)
· Samson Desta (director of coverage)
· Cynde Strand (director of coverage)
· Earl Casey (director of international planning)
· Waffa Munayyer (director of third party content)
· Deborah Traynor (futures editor)
· Emer Sutin (futures senior editor)
· Bruce Connover (futures senior editor)
· Gena Harper-Somra (futures supervising editor)
· Salma Abdelaziz (news editor)
· Saad Abedine (news editor)
· Hamdi Alkhshali (news editor)
· Yasmin Amer (news editor
2010 Emmy News & Documentary Emmy Awards Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast The Situation Room (2005) · Drew Griffin (investigative correspondent)
· Kathleen Johnston (senior investigative producer)
· Marcus Hooper (producer)
· Todd Schwarzschild (producer)
· Scott Matthews (managing editor)

TitleSalary
The Situation Room (2005) $3,000,000 /year (2009)


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