American television personality (1928–2003)
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Fred McFeely Rogers, also known as Mister Rogers, was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. He was the creator, showrunner, and host of the preschool television series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, which ran from 1968 to 2001.
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She’s Mrs. Rogers. But Joanne Rogers Has ‘Always Been Her Own Person.’Fred Rogers’s widow, at 91, still acts as a spokeswoman for her husband’s legacy. But she had a long career as a concert pianist, performing duets around the country and recording two albums.
Why Tom Hanks says playing Mister Rogers was "terrifying"Hanks said he "began to have the night sweats" after agreeing to play the beloved character in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"
Tour Mister Rogers' real neighborhood in PennsylvaniaAs "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" hits theaters, Chris Rodell takes you on a tour of Mister Rogers' real neighborhood, Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
Why Tom Hanks took on Mister Rogers role after first saying noHanks knew director Marielle Heller was "going places" after meeting her and watching her film "The Diary of a Teenage Girl"
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Mr. Rogers' real neighborhood: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the town that forged Fred RogersIn Fred Rogers' hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, trolleys are to town identity what little green men are to Roswell, New Mexico. Take a tour.
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Tom Hanks tried Mr. Rogers' techniques on his granddaughter. And it worked.Grandpa Tom Hanks is using what he learned after playing Mr. Rogers in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood." And by gosh, it works.
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For World Kindness Day, a hospital dressed newborns in red cardigans like Mister RogersTo commemorate World Kindness Day, Pittsburgh's West Penn Hospital dressed infants in red cardigans — in the style of Pittsburgh hero Fred Rogers.
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Tom Hanks feels so right as Mr. Rogers giving a lesson in forgiveness in 'A Beautiful Day'Tom Hanks finds his inner Fred Rogers for 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' which premiered in Toronto. The movie isn't really about Mr. Rogers.
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Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers gives us our childhood back in first 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' trailer"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" first trailer is bound to make anyone who remembers Mister Rogers fondly get a little misty-eyed.
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Tom Hanks shines as Mr. RogersTom Hanks shines as Mr. Rogers in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" trailer.
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