Best Known For
In the 1990s, Robin Roberts began hosting Sportscenter and appearing as a guest reporter on Good Morning America. In 2005, she was hired as a full-time co-anchor of the morning news program.
Think you know about Biography?
Answer questions and see how you rank against other players.Play Now
Nonetheless, Robin Roberts advocated for bone marrow donation via Be the Match and encouraged viewers to register.
On February 20, 2013, Robin Roberts made her first appearance on Good Morning America since she had begun treatment. The world witnessed her emotional return and happy reunion with the Good Morning America staff. Roberts helped Good Morning America win its best ratings numbers since the morning after the presidential election in November 2012—6.1 million viewers tuned in to see her return to the air. "I have been waiting 174 days to say this: Good Morning America!" she said during the segment.
Roberts appeared another time that week on the program, and has appeared in ABC's news coverage sporadically since then, including at the 2013 Academy Awards. But her wellness is not yet assured, so she has agreed to reappear slowly, continuing to work a few days a week at first. With the consent of her doctors, Roberts hopes to eventually anchor Good Morning America daily.
© 2013 A+E Networks. All rights reserved.
profile name: Robin Roberts profile occupation:
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.
Your Friends' Connections
Included In These Groups
Famous Sagittarians 598 people in this group
Since the early days of television, talk show hosts have been among the most popular personalities in the medium. From TV pioneers like Jack Paar and Johnny Carson to daytime legends like Phil Donahue and Oprah Winfrey to late night talkers like Jon Stewart and Jimmy Kimmel, here is a look at the famous hosts who have talked the talk on TV.
Famous Talk Show Hosts 97 people in this group
Famous News Anchors 50 people in this group