Garrison Keillor

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Garrison Keillor
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Birth nameGary Edward Keillor
Born (1942-08-07) August 7, 1942 (age 78)
Anoka, Minnesota
MediumRadio, print
Years active1969–present
GenresObservational comedy, Storytelling
Subject(s)American culture (esp. the Midwest); American politics
SpouseMary Guntzel (1965–76)
Ulla Skaerved (1985–90)
Jenny Lind Nilsson (1995–present)
Notable works and rolesHimself, Guy Noir, Lefty, Bob Burger, and Lake Wobegon narrator in A Prairie Home Companion

Gary Edward "Garrison" Keillor (born August 7, 1942) is an American author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality.[1] He is known as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show A Prairie Home Companion (also known as Garrison Keillor's Radio Show on United Kingdom's BBC Radio 4 Extra, as well as on RTÉ in Ireland, Australia's ABC, and Radio New Zealand National in New Zealand).

In November 2017, Minnesota Public Radio cut all business ties with Keillor after an allegation of inappropriate behavior with a staff member.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wadler, Joyce (June 7, 2006). "Where all the rooms are above average / Garrison Keillor's home not a little house on the prairie". The San Francisco Chronicle.

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