Mike Douglas
Date of Birth
Aug 11, 1925
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


A venerable American icon for decades, the Chicagoan talk show host Mike Douglas skirted the pro-free speech bellicosity of his contemporary Phil Donahue and the wry wit of Johnny Carson. Douglas instead cultivated a relaxed, amiable, no-gimmicks manner before studio cameras, and turned his program into a virtual window of contemporary pop culture, with the foremost actors, actresses, comedians,...