Charlie Rose is a former CBS News anchor, was named a contributor to "60 Minutes" in January 2008. He is also the co-host of CBS's interview series "Person to Person."

Charlie Rose continues to serve as executive editor and host of "Charlie Rose," the daily hour-long late-night interview program syndicated on Thirteen/WNET, the PBS station in New York. It premiered on Sept. 30, 1991, and became nationally syndicated in January 1993. Rose has also hosted other outside projects, including a special for the Discovery Channel, "One on One with Roger Payne," for which he won a 1992 Emmy Award.

He was a correspondent for "60 Minutes II" during its six and a half seasons. He interviewed a divergent group of people on that news magazine, including President Bill Clinton, Madonna, Jodie Foster, Carlos Santana and the Dave Matthews Band. He has presented profiles ranging from a professor of psychiatry who suffers from the very illness she treats, manic-depression, and a man who is leading the fight to find a treatment for ALS, from which his brother suffers, to Robert Parker, the most influential wine critic in the world.

Rose has engaged an extraordinary range of interviewees for "Charlie Rose," from the worlds of politics, literature, the visual and performing arts, science, business and sports. His guests have included Nelson Mandela, Yitzhak Rabin, Clinton, Gates, Toni Morrison and Martin Scorsese, among hundreds of others.

Before launching his PBS program, Rose worked for CBS News (1984-1990) as the anchor of "Nightwatch," the Network's first late-night news broadcast. He won a 1987 Emmy Award for his interview with convicted mass murderer Charles Manson. He also occasionally served as a substitute anchor for "Face The Nation," the "CBS Morning News," "CBS This Morning" and "Newsbreak," and he reported for "48 Hours."

Rose created, produced and hosted "The Charlie Rose Show" for KXAS-TV Dallas/Ft. Worth (1979-1981) and secured its national syndication in 1981 by moving the program to Washington, D.C., where it was broadcast on WRC-TV, the NBC owned station (1981-1984). He also hosted and produced a daily hour-long talk show, co-hosted "AM/Chicago" for WLS-TV Chicago (1978-1979) and served as a correspondent for NBC News in Washington (1976-1977).

Rose was the executive producer of the PBS series "Bill Moyers' Journal" (1975-1976) and served as a correspondent for "USA: People and Politics," Moyers' weekly PBS series on the 1976 political campaign, for which Rose received a Peabody Award. He entered television journalism full-time as managing editor of "Bill Moyers' International Report" on PBS (1974-1975).

Rose was born on Jan. 5, 1942 in Henderson, N.C., and was graduated from Duke University in 1964 with a bachelor's degree in history and from the Duke University School of Law in 1968. He also attended the New York University Graduate School of Business.

He lives in New York City and Long Island, N.Y.

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How tall is he? How old is he? Where does he live? Find out here.

Age: 75 years old
Birthday: January 5, 1942
Height: 6' 3 ½"
Full Name / Real Name: Charles Pete Rose Jr.
Birthplace: Henderson, NC
Hometown: Long Island, NY
Current Residence: New York, NY
Wife: Mary King (1968 - 1980, divorced)

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