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Biography: Fred Rogers

Date: 2003
Format: DVD
Company/Organization: A&E Home Video
Catalog: AAE-77366
UPC: 0767098676


Running Time: Approximately 43 minutes
©2003 A&E Television Networks


They are the men and women who populate our dreams, excite our imaginations, shock us, inspire us, and entertain us. Join hosts Harry Smith, Peter Graves, and Jack Perkins as BIOGRAPHY profiles the most important people of our century and centuries past. Rare footage, new research and exclusive interviews go beyond the myths to bring their stories to life.




Commentary from friends, family and others touched by Fred's life and career including (in order of appearance):

  • Laura Bush - Former First Lady
  • LeVar Burton - Actor and host of Reading Rainbow
  • Margy Whitmer - Producer, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. - Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
  • Sarah Jessica Parker - Actress
  • David Newell - Mr. McFeely
  • Laney Rogers Crozier - Fred Rogers' sister
  • Joanne Rogers - Fred Rogers' wife
  • John Rogers - Fred Rogers' son
  • Elaine Lynch - Assistant, Fred Rogers
  • Itzhak Perlman - Musician
  • John Sinclair - Professor of Music, Rollins College
  • Jim Rogers - Fred Rogers' son
  • Josie Carey - Host, The Children's Corner
  • Lou Ferrigno - Actor
  • Peggy Charren - Founder, Action for Children's Television
  • Joan Rivers - Comedian
  • Marc Brown - Creator, Arthur
  • Lynn Swann - Pittsburgh Steelers, 1974-1982
  • Candice Bergen - Actress


Executive Producer: Tom Seligson
Co-Executive Producer: Brett Alexander
Producer: Ann Dean
Editors: Angela Garbin, Alice Perry, Benno Schoberth, Charlie Wiener
Associate Producers: Rebecca Donahue, Katie Kramer
Assistant Producer: William Goodman
Original Score: Nicholas Kitsopolous
Narrator: Harry Smith
Assistant Manager, Rights and Clearances: V. Rita Dorgan
Senior Film Researcher: Nancy M. Crumley
Unit Mananger: Yvonne Shaw
Camera and Sound: Ray Bribiesca, John Cameraon, Anthony Carnixide, Mike Kennell, Bruce Macomber
John Martin, Bill McCurdy, Ray Noia, Bill Penso, Alex Raimos, Michael Rose, Duwayne Rude, Adam Shanker, Barry Weisblatt
For CBS News Productions
Director of Production: Hal Lewis
Executive in Charge: Margery Baker-Riker
For A&E
Supervising Producer: Jeff Hasler
Executive Producer: Deidre O'Hearn

Produced by CBS News Productions for A&E Network
© 2003 A&E Television Networks

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