Rogers, Fred

Rogers, Fred (McFeeley)

(1928–  ) television producer, host; born in Latrobe, Pa. He produced a local children's show in Pittsburgh during the 1950s, becoming a Presbyterian minister in 1962. In 1965, National Educational Television began broadcasting Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, which he continued to produce, host, and write, using puppets and songs to talk to preschool children about their feelings on serious issues. He also recorded albums and published books. His distinctive gentle manner made him both a national institution and the subject of frequent comic parodies.
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The oldest son of James and Nancy Rogers, Fred Rogers saw the impact of his parents' generosity in the community, and grew up to become an everlasting symbol of kindness.
(James Watt); Shaggy Rogers, Fred Jones, Daphne Blake and Velma Dinkley are all part of Mystery Inc.
Today (April 11) marks the first Souq Waqif appearance of "those meddling kids" at the Al Rayan Theatre as Scooby-Doo, Shaggy Rogers, Fred Jones, Daphne Blake, and Velma Dinkley of the notorious "Mystery Incorporated" entertain fans with their awesome sleuthing skills.
Images have been received in the Section from Bob Garner, Maurice Gavin, Peter Howard, Chris Longthorn, Gordon Rogers, Fred Stevenson, Andrea Tasselli, Peter Taylor, Paul Whitmarsh and Bob Winter and some of these are reproduced here.
It was home to some of the world's greatest shows and the stars that performed there: The Rogers Brothers in Paris, Little Johnny Jones, Lady Be Good, Tip-Toes and stars such as Gus and Max Rogers, Fred and Adele Astaire, George M.
As hoofer Lucky Garnett in Never Gonna Dance, he leads a stage adaptation of Swing Time, George Stevens's 1936 RKO musical starring Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, and the songs of Jerome Kern.