Kelly Lange

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Date of Birth December 4, 1937
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Age 82 years old
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Kelly Lange is an American journalist, most notable for being the first woman to be a nightly news anchor in Los Angeles. Lange, a Shakespeare major in college, is a longtime news anchor in Los Angeles, a veteran radio and TV news reporter, NBC talk show host, former Tournament of Roses parade co-host, and a best-selling mystery author.

Born: Dorothy Scafard, December 14, 1937, New York City
Residence: Los Angeles, California
Alma mater: Merrimack College
Occupation: Newscaster
Years active: 1971–2001
Employer: KNBC-TV/KCBS-TV
Home town: Andover, Massachusetts
Awards: Emmy

About Kelly Lange

Remembered for being the first female nightly news anchor in Los Angeles, she also served as a co-host for the Tournament of Roses parade and later became a mystery novel writer.

Before Fame

She initially moved to the west coast with the intention of being a school teacher and happened to stumble into a career of journalism when she was selected in a radio giveaway to patrol the skies to report traffic and weather.

Achievement

As a member of the KNBC-TV nightly news team, she won several Emmy Awards.

Family Life

She was born in New York City and moved out to Los Angeles in the mid-1960s.

Associations

She was married to film director William Friedkin from 1987 to 1990.

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Latest information about Kelly Lange updated on October 23, 2020.

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