O'Reilly, Bill

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Bill O'Reilly
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Name
O'Reilly, Bill Gender: M
William James O'Reilly, Jr.
born on 10 September 1949
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Taglilatelo
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Biography

American journalist and TV and radio personality, host of "The O'Reilly Factor" on Fox cable news since 1996 and "The Radio Factor" since 2002. O'Reilly has two Emmy awards for investigative journalism to his credit and three best-selling books, as well as a novel, "Those Who Trespass," optioned for the screen by Mel Gibson's Icon Productions. Bill holds a B.A. in history from Marist College, a master's degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University and a master's in public administration from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.

He lives in Long Island with his wife Maureen McPhilmy whom he married in 1995; they have a daughter Madeleine and a son Spencer.

On October 14, 2004 he was accused by a female Fox producer of multiple instances of sexual harassment; he countersued, charging that she and her attorneys were trying to extort $80 million from him. Two weeks later, on October 28,, O'Reilly announced that he and the plaintiff had settled the suit and he would not speak of it further. News reports claimed the settlement cost O'Reilly somewhere between $2 million and $10 million.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1995 (Maureen McPhilmy)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1996 ("The O'Reilly Factor")
  • Work : Begin Major Project 2002 ("The Radio Factor")
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 8 September 2003 (son)
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  • Crime : Law suit 14 October 2004 (sued by a former employee for sexual harassment; he countersued)
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  • Financial : Lose significant money 28 October 2004 (settled lawsuit by paying $2-$10 million to the plaintiff)
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Source Notes

Jan Dayton quotes his 1994 NY voter registration card as shown in Al Franken's book, "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them," 2003, p. 75. Place is taken from the media. He grew up in Levittown, Long Island and may have been born near there.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
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