Andy Rooney
Date of Birth
Jan 14, 1919
Birth Place:
Albany, NY


Like Mike Wallace and Morley Safer, Andy Rooney was inextricable from 60 Minutes in the minds of the American populace. Rooney stood apart from those colleagues, however, thanks to the sheer uniqueness of his regular contributions. For decades, Rooney brought a series of reflective witticisms to the news magazine with his famous segment "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney" -- a colorful (and highly...