May. 9th, 1918
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
Mike Wallace's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Is portrayed by 'Mark Harelik' (qv) in _Hefner: Unauthorized (1999) (TV)_ (qv)
- Announcer on ABC and Mutual Radio's "Sky King" (1946-1954).
- His oldest son, Peter, died in a mountain climbing accident in 1961; his second son, 'Chris Wallace (IV)' (qv), is also a news broadcaster.
- Longtime friend of 'Nancy Davis (I)' (qv), having known her well before she married 'Ronald Reagan (I)' (qv).
- He really wanted to be a radio broadcaster and applied for a position in Muskegon, Michigan upon graduation from University of Michigan. He was turned down. He then applied to WOOD in Grand Rapids, Michigan and was hired and so started his broadcasting career.
- In the early days of television, Mike Wallace appeared in TV commercials for Golden Fluffo Shortening.