Miller, Ray

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Name
Miller, Ray Gender: M
Ray Elvin Miller
born on 28 March 1919 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Fort Worth, Texas, 32n44, 97w19
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 06°58' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°40 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 29°01'



Biography

American journalist and TV presenter, known as the creator and host of "The Eyes of Texas" (1969–1999), a long-running television anthology series, syndicated through KPRC-TV, the NBC outlet in Houston. Miller began his career in radio in Fort Worth in 1938 and thereafter relocated to Houston. In 1951, KPRC Radio bought the first television station in Houston, which became Channel 2, owned by the Hobby family.

During his storied career, Miller served as a mentor to hundreds of journalists, including former CBS anchorman Dan Rather and United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, a Texas Republican who was the first female television newswoman in Texas.

Miller was known for his journalistic intensity, black horn rim glasses, and an elegant speaking voice in his narration of the history and culture of Texas. He died in Houston on 27 September 2008.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • (has as) protégé relationship with Rather, Dan (born 31 October 1931)

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Voice/Speech (Elegant speaking voice)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality ("The Eyes of Texas," 1969–1999)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Voice-Over (TV narrator)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist