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 # 2225
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Barbara Walters Reportedly Slated to Announce Retirement

Posted Thursday March 28, 2013 3:35 PM GMT

She's been in the broadcasting spotlight for almost half a century, and now sources claimed today (March 28) that Barbara Walters will be retiring in May 2014.

The ABC News vet will continue as "The View" co-host through the next season as the show reportedly says farewell to Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

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Barbara Walters Returns to "The View" on Monday

Posted Tuesday February 26, 2013 9:50 PM GMT

After being MIA since her hospitalization during the presidential inauguration, Barbara Walters is ready to return to her seat on "The View."

On Tuesday morning, the 83-year-old journalist phoned into the show to announce that she would be back on Monday. Speaking with the whole crew, including her substitute, Brooke Shields, she shared, "I really miss you."

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Barbara Walters Released from the Hospital

Posted Tuesday January 29, 2013 10:01 PM GMT

One day after announcing she had the chicken pox, Barbara Walters was released from a New York City hospital on Tuesday afternoon (January 29).

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Barbara Walters in NYC Hospital with the Chicken Pox

Posted Monday January 28, 2013 1:12 PM GMT

After a health scare two weeks ago, more information surfaced about Barbara Walters condition on Monday (January 28).

According to reports, the 83-year-old talk show host was diagnosed with a severe case of the chicken pox.

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Barbara Walters: On the Mend

Posted Tuesday January 22, 2013 6:20 PM GMT

She suffered a nasty head injury after falling on the steps at the British Ambassador’s Washington DC residence over the weekend, and Barbara Walters is recovering quite nicely.

According to a statement from the legendary journalist, she’s been receiving plenty of encouragement and love from her fans.

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Barbara Walters Hospitalized in Washington, D.C.

Posted Sunday January 20, 2013 6:15 PM GMT

While visiting the home of the British Ambassador in Washington, D.C., Barbara Walters sustained a minor head injury.

After falling on a stair and cutting open her forehead, the 83-year-old journalist was rushed to the hospital.

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Mariah Carey Talks “Idol” Feud on “Nightline”

Posted Monday January 7, 2013 3:50 PM GMT

First came the feud, now comes the interview. Mariah Carey recently opened up after the “American Idol” confrontation with Barbara Walters during an episode of “Nightline.”

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Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating Person of 2012: General David Petraeus

Posted Thursday December 13, 2012 11:35 AM GMT

Each year she selects her picks for her annual Most Fascinating Person of 2012, and Barbara Walters' choice for 2012 is none other than General David Petraeus.

Last night (December 12) the “View” host unveiled her top 10 list, and explained why the disgraced former CIA Director scored the top spot.

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