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Max Robinson (II) (1939–1988)

Max Robinson was born in Richmond, VA on May 1, 1939 to Maxie and Doris Robinson. His siblings are sisters Jewell and Jean, and brother Randall. In 1959, at the age of 20, Max Robinson beat out four white applicants for a position at a local TV station in Portsmouth, VA where he read the news on the air. There was just one catch: his face had to ... See full bio »

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ABC World News Tonight with David Muir Himself - Co-anchor (1978-1983)


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 1953 ABC World News Tonight with David Muir (TV Series)
Himself - Co-anchor (1978-1983)
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 2016 The Eighties (TV Series documentary)
Himself - ABC News
- Greed Is Good (2016) ... Himself - ABC News
 2015 The Insider (TV Series)
Himself - ABC News
- Episode dated 11 February 2015 (2015) ... Himself - ABC News
 2011 Making the Boys (Documentary)
Himself - ABC News Anchor
 2009 Double Take (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2008 At the Death House Door (Documentary)
 2005 Black in the 80s (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Color TV (2005)
 1993 And the Band Played On (TV Movie)
Himself (epilogue sequence) (uncredited)

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He left ABC in 1984 to become the first black anchor at WMAQ in Chicago. See more »

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