Weaver, Sylvester

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Name
Weaver, Sylvester Gender: M
Sylvester Laflin Weaver Jr.
born on 21 December 1908 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 00°04' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 14°36 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 19°12'



Sylvester Weaver (1989)
photo: Alan Light, license cc-by-2.0

Biography

American radio, television and advertising executive, nicknamed 'Pat,' who was president of NBC between 1953 and 1955. He has been credited with reshaping commercial broadcasting's format and philosophy as radio gave way to television as America's dominant home entertainment. His daughter is actress Sigourney Weaver.

Weaver created the TV show Today in 1952, followed by Tonight Starring Steve Allen (1954), Home (1954) with Arlene Francis and Wide Wide World (1955), hosted by Dave Garroway. In 1985, Pat Weaver was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.

He was married to English actress Elizabeth Inglis from 1942 until her death on 25 August 2007 at age 94. The couple had two children, Trajan Victor Charles Weaver and actress Sigourney Weaver (born Susan Alexandra Weaver).

He died on 15 March 2002 of natural causes at his home in Santa Barbara, California, at the age of 93.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1942 (Elizabeth Inglis)
  • Work : Prize 1985 (Television Hall of Fame)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (60 years with Elizabeth Inglis)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (English actress Elizabeth Inglis)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Actress Sigourney Weaver)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 93)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (Radio advertising)
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Advertising (Radio advertising executive)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (U.S. Navy, WWII)
  • Notable : Awards : Emmy
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Television)