|Birth name||Gary Edward Keillor|
|Born||August 7, 1942|
|Genres||Observational comedy, Storytelling|
|Subject(s)||American culture (esp. the Midwest); American politics|
|Spouse||Mary Guntzel (1965–76) |
Ulla Skaerved (1985–90)
Jenny Lind Nilsson (1995–present)
|Notable works and roles||Himself, 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. 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]
- 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.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Garrison Keillor on IMDb
- A Prairie Home Companion radio website Garrison Keillor's public radio show
- Official website
- A Prairie Home Companion movie website The movie written by Garrison Keillor and directed by Robert Altman
- Minnesota Zen Master – a detailed profile of Garrison Keillor, published in The Guardian, March 6, 2004.
- Kingdom of the Frown at the Internet Archive – A feature article from The Reykjavík Grapevine on Garrison Keillor