Kathie Lee Gifford

Kathie Lee Gifford

Actress and Talk Show Host
Born Aug 16, 1953

Kathie Lee Gifford is an American television host, singer, songwriter and actress, best known for her 15-year run (1985–2000) on the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, which she co-hosted with Regis Philbin. She has received 11 Daytime Emmy nominations and won her first Daytime Emmy in 2010 as part of The Today Show team.… Read More

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1953 Birth Born on August 16, 1953.


1974 20 Years Old Gifford's first television role was that of Tom Kennedy's singer/sidekick on the syndicated version of Name That Tune, from 1974 to 1978. … Read More
1978 24 Years Old …  In 1978, she joined the cast of the short-lived Hee Haw spinoff, Hee Haw Honeys.
1983 29 Years Old Following her divorce from Johnson in 1983, Gifford met sports commentator Frank Gifford during an episode of ABC's Good Morning America; they were married from 1986 until his death in 2015.


1985 31 Years Old By that time she was several months into her most famous television role, as a full-time morning talk show personality. On June 24, 1985, she replaced Ann Abernathy as co-host of The Morning Show on WABC-TV with Regis Philbin.
1986 32 Years Old Gifford was married to sportscaster and former NFL player Frank Gifford from 1986 until his death in 2015.
1988 34 Years Old The program went into national broadcast in 1988 as Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, and Gifford became well-known across the country. … Read More


2000 46 Years Old 1 More Event
Gifford left the show on July 28, 2000. … Read More


2005 51 Years Old In September 2005 she became a special correspondent on The Insider, a syndicated entertainment magazine television show, ending her relationship with that program upon her co-hosting role with Today.
2006 52 Years Old She played the role of Miss Hannigan in a concert performance of Annie at Madison Square Garden in December 2006.
2007 53 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 16, 2007, Gifford was a guest presenter at the Washington, D.C. Helen Hayes Award Ceremony, honoring contributions and professional accomplishments in theatre.
On March 31, 2008, NBC announced that Gifford was to join its morning show, Today, as co-host of the fourth hour, alongside Hoda Kotb. … Read More
2010 56 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She has received 11 Daytime Emmy nominations and won her first Daytime Emmy in 2010 as part of the Today team.
2013 59 Years Old On April 30, 2013, Carmello received her third Tony Award nomination for the performance.


2014 60 Years Old As of 2014, the fourth hour of Today with Gifford and Kotb has averaged 2.148 million total viewers, an increase of 26 percent over the 2008 ratings.
2015 61 Years Old She appeared as herself in the 2015 television film Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! … Read More
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