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Also Known As: Al Roker Jr. Died:
Born: August 20, 1954 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA Profession:

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An affable and charismatic weatherman and TV personality, Al Roker found success as the regular weathercaster for NBC's popular morning show, "Today" (1952- ). A 10-time Emmy Award winner and New York native, Roker conducted numerous interviews and segments for "Today," including a number of cooking segments and the continuing segment "Today's Dad," featuring parenting tips for fathers. As a regular NBC personality, Roker served as host of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Rose Bowl Parade, and the Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center. Also a best-selling author, Roker published a number of books including the parenting memoir Don't Make Me Stop this Car: Adventures in Fatherhood and the cookbook Al Roker's Big Bad Book of Barbecue. Forming the multimedia company Al Roker Productions, Roker became a successful entrepreneur, developing and producing a number of television projects including the critically acclaimed PBS special, "Savage Skies" (1996), and the travel series "Going Places" (PBS, 1996-99).

An affable and charismatic weatherman and TV personality, Al Roker found success as the regular weathercaster for NBC's popular morning show, "Today" (1952- ). A 10-time Emmy Award winner and New York native, Roker conducted numerous interviews and segments for "Today," including a number of cooking segments and the continuing segment "Today's Dad," featuring parenting tips for fathers. As a regular NBC personality, Roker served as host of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Rose Bowl Parade, and the Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center. Also a best-selling author, Roker published a number of books including the parenting memoir Don't Make Me Stop this Car: Adventures in Fatherhood and the cookbook Al Roker's Big Bad Book of Barbecue. Forming the multimedia company Al Roker Productions, Roker became a successful entrepreneur, developing and producing a number of television projects including the critically acclaimed PBS special, "Savage Skies" (1996), and the travel series "Going Places" (PBS, 1996-99).

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 Big Year, The (2011)
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 Robots (2005) Voice
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 Quest for Camelot (1998) Additional Voice
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wife:
Deborah Roberts. Newscaster. Third wife; works for ABC; met in 1990; married in 1995.

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father:
Al Roker Sr. Bus driver who became dispatcher, then head of labor relations at Transit Authority in New York. Family from The Bahamas.
mother:
Isabel Roker. Family from Jamaica.
daughter:
Courtney Roker. Born c. 1987.
daughter:
Leila Ruth Roker. Born on November 17, 1998; mother, Deborah Roberts.
son:
Nicholas Albert. Born on July 18, 2002; mother Deborah Roberts.
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