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Sargent Shriver (1915–2011)


One of America's greatest unsung leaders. Sargent Shriver was not only George McGovern's running mate in the 1972 Presidential election, but also served at one time as the Ambassador to France (1968-1970). In addition, he was the first to head up the Peace Corps, served as the first director of the Office of Economic Opportunity and, as a special ... See full bio »

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The American President Franklin Pierce
(2000)
What's My Line? Self - Contestant
(1962)
(1964-1965)

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 2000 The American President (TV Series documentary)
Franklin Pierce
- Compromise Choices (2000) ... Franklin Pierce (voice)
 1999 Arnold Schwarzenegger: Hollywood Hero (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 1991 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Self
 1991 Victory & Valor: Special Olympics World Games (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 1985 The Making of 'Superman III' (TV Movie documentary)
Self (uncredited)
 1983 CBS Early Morning News (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 22 November 1983 (1983) ... Self
 1982 The Making of 'Superman II' (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 1977 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Self - Politician
- Episode #17.71 (1977) ... Self - Politician
 1965-1975 Meet the Press (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 19 December 1965 (1965) ... Self
 1963-1971 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Self / Self - Guest
- Episode dated 4 March 1971 (1971) ... Self
- Episode dated 13 February 1963 (1963) ... Self - Guest
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #3.8 (1970) ... Self
 1967 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Self - Director of Economic Opportunity
 1964-1965 Issues and Answers (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 28 February 1965 (1965) ... Self
- Episode dated 17 May 1964 (1964) ... Self
 1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #5.166 (1962) ... Self
 1962 The Tonight Show (TV Series)
Self - Peace Corps Director
- Episode #1.55 (1962) ... Self - Peace Corps Director
 1962 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Self - Contestant
- Sargent Shriver & Van Cliburn (1962) ... Self - Contestant
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 2013 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Self
- JFK: Part 1 (2013) ... Self (uncredited)
 1966 NBC White Paper (TV Series documentary)
Self - Organizer: Peace Corps
- The Age of Kennedy, Part II: The Presidency (1966) ... Self - Organizer: Peace Corps
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Personal Quote:

[on the 1972 election] We lost 49 states, but we never lost our souls.

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Son of Hilda (Shriver) and Robert Sargent Shriver. His parents were born with the same surname. His ancestry was German, Irish, and small amounts of Scottish, English, Dutch, and French Huguenot. See more »

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