Lester Holt Biography (1959-)

Full name, Lester D. Holt; born March 8, 1959, in San Francisco, CA; father,an air force noncommissioned officer; married Carol, 1992 (some sources cite1982); children: two. Addresses: Contact: International Speakers Bureau, Inc., 2528 Elm St., Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75226.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Broadcast journalist
Birth Details
March 8, 1959
San Francisco, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Anchor, MSNBC Live (also known as MSNBC Dayside and MSNBC Right Now), MSNBC, 1999-
  • Anchor, Newsfront, MSNBC, beginning 2001
  • Presenter, Lester Holt Live, MSNBC, 2002-
  • Cohost, Weekend Today, NBC, 2003-
  • Substitute news anchor and cohost, Today (also known as NBC News Today and The Today Show), NBC, 2003-
  • Also worked as a correspondent for 48 Hours (also known as 48 Hours Investigates and 48 Hours Mystery), CBS.
  • Specials
  • Himself, Feeding the Beast: The 24-Hour News Revolution, Trio, 2004
  • Host, The Bermuda Triangle: Startling New Secrets, Sci-Fi Channel,2005
  • Episodic
  • Newscaster, "Fate," Early Edition, CBS, 1999
  • Film Appearances
  • Newscaster, The Fugitive, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Newscaster, Miracle on 34th Street, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994
  • (As Lester D. Holt) WBBM anchor, Primal Fear, Paramount, 1996

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Parade, August 8, 2004, p. 18
    Electronic
    • MSNBC Online, http://www.msnbc.com, February 12, 2004

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