Name: Barbara Walters
Birth Name: 
Barbra Jill Walters
Birth Date: 
September 25, 1931
Birth Place: 
Brookline, MA
Occupation: 
Journalist / TV Host
Relationship Status: 
Single
Celebrity Ranking # 888
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“The View” Announces Massive Reunion for Barbara Walters’ Retirement

Posted Wednesday April 16, 2014 1:10 PM GMT

For 17 years “The View” has been a constant source of inspiration and insightful discourse, and in honor of Barbara Walters' retirement ABC will bring back all 11 hosts.

According to ABC Entertainment’s Paul Lee, Meredith Vieira, Joy Behar, Star Jones, Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Rosie O’Donnell, Lisa Ling and Debbie Matenopoulos will all return for a grand finale on Thursday, May 15th.

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Barbara Walters’ Final “View” Segment Slated for May

Posted Monday April 7, 2014 9:25 AM GMT

She’s had an unbelievably successful run in the entertainment industry and Barbara Walters is ready to call it quits.

The highly-respected journalist will bring a close to her tenure on “The View” on May 16th and later that night ABC News will air a two-hour special about her life and career.

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Barbara Walters Calls her Vibrator "Selfie": Watch Here!

Posted Monday February 17, 2014 10:43 PM GMT

She may be 84 years old, but Barbara Walters revealed recently that she still takes care of her sexual needs.

On Monday's "The View," the veteran journalist picked up on co-host Jenny McCarthy's "self-love" comment to share the name of her vibrator.

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Barbara Walters to Elizabeth Vargas: I’m Sorry!

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 4:13 PM GMT

Things have been heated on “The View” as of late, and Barbara Walters issued an apology for some of her remarks during a visit from “20/20” journalist Elizabeth Vargas.

When discussing her decision to enter a rehabilitation program to deal with her alcoholism, the 51-year-old anchor received some not-so-sensitive words from Ms. Walters.

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Barbara Walters Stands Up for Woody Allen

Posted Tuesday February 4, 2014 11:15 AM GMT

The sexual abuse allegations levied by Dylan Farrow against Woody Allen are shocking to say the least, and Barbara Walters is standing by her buddy.

The “View” honcho cited Allen’s treatment of his adopted daughters Bechet (14) and Manzie (13) as evidence that he’s not the monster Farrow claims he is.

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Barbara Walters Names Hillary Clinton “Most Fascinating Person of 2013”

Posted Thursday December 19, 2013 9:20 AM GMT

She’s navigated everything from the Monica Lewinsky scandal to multiple tricky moments as Secretary of State, and now Hillary Clinton is the “Most Fascinating Person” of the year.

The former First Lady chatted with Barbara Walters on her ABC special “Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013” and strongly hinted at running for President someday.

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Jennifer Lawrence: “Why Is Humiliating People Funny?”

Posted Tuesday December 17, 2013 2:30 PM GMT

She may be the biggest actress of her generation, but Jennifer Lawrence isn’t getting swept up in the superficial Tinseltown scene.

During her interview for “ Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013,” the “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” starlet shared her disdain for poking fun at celebrities.

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Miley Cyrus Talks Liam Hemsworth on Barbara Walters Special

Posted Monday December 16, 2013 3:40 PM GMT

It has definitely been an interesting year for Miley Cyrus, and the pop princess chatted about her high-profile split with Liam Hemsworth in the new “ Barbara Walters Presents The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013” program.

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