Elizabeth Vargas was born on September 6, 1962 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. She is a journalist and anchor.
Biography and Career :
She went to University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, USA and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in journalism.
At first she was a reporter-anchor for KOMU-TV, after to ABC World News Tonight, 20/20" and ABC News specials. In 1999 she won an Emmy Award and next year she was nominated at the same awards. Some of the subjects she wrote about are the breast cancer research, PETA's war against fur and the role of Mary Magdalene in 'The Da Vinci Code'.
On July 20, 2002 she married Marc Cohn and they have two children, Zachary Raphael Cohn and Samuel Wyatt Cohn. In 2005 she almost lost him after an attempted carjacking when he was shot in the
- She is married and has two children.
- She had won an Emmy Award.
- Her husband was introduced to her by Andre Agassi.
- "I think there's nothing better in the world than a spirited discussion about the Bible and Jesus and God and the Catholic faith, or the Jewish faith, or the Muslim faith -- any religion."
- "Family is so important in so many Latin cultures. My father was relentless about that."
- "You do not get into this business if you're interested in a 40-hour work week, and want to be home for dinner every night. You won't make it in network news. You really need to love it. It's an enormous commitment."
- "It makes us better anchors to be out in the field reporting on a regular basis."
Self Filmography :
- 20/20 (3 episodes, 2004-2006)
- Last Days on Earth (2006) (TV)
- ABC Evening News (3 episodes, 2005-2006)
- The O'Reilly Factor (1 episode, 2005)
- The View (1 episode, 2004)
- The Tony Danza Show (1 episode, 2004)
- 20/20 Downtown (1999) TV Series (unknown episodes, 1999-2002)
- ABC 2000: The Millennium (1999) (TV)
- Good Morning America (1975) TV Series (unknown episodes, 1996-1997)
- Dateline NBC (1992) TV Series (unknown episodes, 1993-1996)
- Today (1952) TV Series (unknown episodes, 1993-1996).
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