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Kathie Lee Gifford      

Former TV Host Known for "Today With Kathie Lee and Hoda Kotb"

Kathie Lee Gifford is a television presenter, singer, songwriter, occasional actress and author. She is best known for her 15-year run on the talk show "Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee", which she co-hosted with Regis Philbin. She is also known for her 11-year run with Hoda Kotb, on the fourth hour of NBC's "Today" show. She has received 11 Daytime Emmy nominations and won her first Daytime Emmy in 2010 as part of the Today team.

Gifford left "Today" in order to pursue a movie career both as an actress, and as a director and producer. In 2018 she filmed Then Came You in which she co-stars with Craig Ferguson. In 2018 she also filmed a Hallmark Christmas movie for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries called A Godwink Christmas.

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Everyone Has a Story

That many people see Kathie Lee Gifford as the proverbial optimist is a testament to her strength and character. However, the journey she has taken to become one of Americas best loved personalities has not been without its challenges, many of which were played out in the public eye. Giffords resilience, humor, faith and courage have come from lessons every audience can relate tofrom family to career to ones own unique path in life, she shares experiences that resonate and inspire. Underneath the Americas Sweetheart label shes been given, is a woman who does not let the world define her. She tells it like it is, in her funny, heartfelt, and always compelling style.


Kathie Lee Gifford is leaving "Today" - CNN
Television icon Kathie Lee Gifford will bid farewell to NBC's "Today" show next April.
Kathie Lee Gifford's 'Scandalous' Closing After Three Weeks
"Today" co-host Kathie Lee Gifford got some tough news on Tuesday. The play she wrote and brought to Broadway is closing after just three weeks.
Kathie Lee Gifford micromanaging her bomb of a Broadway show ...
Gifford's in and out of control. The only thing more "Scandalous” than the reviews for Kathie Lee Gifford's new musical has been her micromanaging.
Kathie Lee Gifford leaves pal Hoda Kotb speechless with a loopy ...
She wanted to what?! In a twisted fit of brilliance, Kathie Lee Gifford shocked her “ Today” show pal Hoda Kotb Friday with a birthday serenade loosely based on ...
Kathie Lee Gifford Wrote A Full-Page Ad Defending Matt Lauer
Matt Lauer's "Today" colleagues almost took out a full-page newspaper ad defending him, the Daily News reported Friday. By this point, any regular follower of ...

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