Obituary of David Brinkley

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David Brinkley

David McClure Brinkley (born July 10, 1920 in Wilmington, North Carolina) was a broadcaster who was best known for working on American network TV (NBC and ABC) in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997. David died on June 11, 2003 and his death was reportedly because of complications of a fall. He died at age 82.

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David Brinkley Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Brinkley, David
    • Common Name: David Brinkley
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
    • Birth Date: July 10, 1920
    • Age: 82 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Dave
    • Occupation: Broadcaster

    • Religion: Presbyterian
    • Net Worth: $1.9 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Pringles chips
    • Favorite Color: Navy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    David's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: David McClure Brinkley
    • Father: William Graham Brinkley
    • Mother: Mary MacDonald Brinkley (née West)
    • Brother(s):
      • two
    • Sister(s):
      • two
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ann Fischer (married 1946-divorced 1968)
      • Susan Adolph (married 1972-2003, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Alan Brinkley
      • John Brinkley
      • Joel Brinkley
    • Daughter(s):
      • Alexis Brinkley
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Death Notice:

  • Date: June 11, 2003
  • Place: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Cause of Death: Accident (fall)
  • Interment: Buried at Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

Category Tags:

BroadcasterAmerican Born on July 10th Born in 1920 Born in North CarolinaDied in 2003Died from Accident

David's Notable Roles:

  • NBC
  • ABC

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