Shriver, Maria 1955- (Maria Shriver Schwarzenegger)

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Shriver, Maria 1955- (Maria Shriver Schwarzenegger)

PERSONAL

Full name, Maria Owings Shriver; born November 6, 1955, in Chicago, IL; daughter of Robert Sargent (an attorney, Peace Corps director, and diplomat) and Eunice Mary (founder of the Special Olympics; maiden name, Kennedy) Shriver; married Arnold Schwarzenegger (a body builder and actor), April 26, 1986; children: Katherine Eunice, Christina Aurelia, Patrick Arnold, Christopher Sargent Shriver. Education: Attended Sacred Heart Academy, Stamford, CT; Georgetown University, B.A., American studies, 1977.

Addresses:

Office—State Capitol Building, Sacramento, CA 95814. Agent—N.S. Bienstock, 1740 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10019.

Career:

News correspondent. KYW-TV, Philadelphia, PA, news producer and writer, 1977-78; WJZ-TV, Baltimore, MD, producer, 1978-80; PM (magazine), national reporter, 1981-83; Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), television news reporter and correspondent, 1983-87; National Broadcasting Co. (NBC), New York City, television news correspondent, 1987-2004; First Lady of California, 2003—; appeared in television commercials for California Travel and Tourism. Schatzi on Main (a restaurant), co-owner.

Awards, Honors:

Christopher Award, 1989, for Fatal Addictions; Exceptional Merit Media Award, National Women's Political Caucus, for an interview with Philippine president Corazon Aquino; Peabody Award; Emmy Award.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

(Cameo) The Last Action Hero, Columbia, 1993.

Television Appearances; Series:

Los Angeles correspondent, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, CBS, 1983-85.

Correspondent, The American Parade (also known as Crossroads), 1984.

Coanchor, Morning, CBS, 1985-86.

Correspondent, 1986, 1986.

Host, Main Street, NBC, 1987-88.

Coanchor, Sunday Today, NBC, 1987-90.

Cohost, Weekend Today, NBC, 1987-90.

Anchor, NBC Nightly News Weekend Edition, NBC, 1988-90.

Cohost, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, 1989.

Substitute anchor, NBC News at Sunrise, NBC, 1989.

Substitute anchor, The Today Show, NBC, 1989.

Substitute anchor, NBC Nightly News, NBC, 1989.

Anchor, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, NBC, 1989-90.

Host, Cutting Edge with Maria Shriver, NBC, 1990.

Special correspondent, Now with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric, NBC, 1993.

Contributing anchor, Dateline NBC, NBC, 1994-2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies, ABC, 1987.

Correspondent, Wall Street: Money, Greed, and Power, NBC, 1987.

Correspondent, God Is Not Elected, NBC, 1987.

Correspondent, The Baby Business, NBC, 1987.

Men, Women, Sex and AIDS, NBC, 1987.

Reporter, Summer Showcase, NBC, 1988.

Reporter, Summer Showcase: Guns, Guns, Guns (also known as Guns, Guns, Guns), NBC, 1988.

A Very Special Christmas Party (also known as Special Olympics Christmas Party), ABC, 1988.

Christmas in Washington, NBC, 1988.

Reporter, Women Behind Bars, NBC, 1988.

Anchor, It's Not Easy Bein' Teen, NBC, 1988.

Anchor, The 1988 Summer Olympic Games, NBC, 1988.

Host, Fatal Addictions, NBC, 1989.

Anchor, First Person with Maria Shriver, NBC, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993.

Host, Cutting Edge with Maria Shriver, NBC, 1990.

Anchor, First Person with Maria Shriver: Total Exposure—Privacy and the Press (also known as Total Exposure—Privacy and the Press), NBC, 1992.

Anchor, One Minute to Midnight: The Real Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis, NBC, 1992.

Correspondent, Decision '92: The Democratic National Convention, NBC, 1992.

Host, First Person with Maria Shriver: The Gay '90s—Sex, Power, and Influence (also known as The Gay '90s—Sex, Power, and Influence), NBC, 1993.

Host, First Person with Maria Shriver: Big Brother Is My Boss (also known as Big Brother Is My Boss), NBC, 1993.

No Hell Like Home, NBC, 1993.

Correspondent, To Your Health, NBC, 1994.

Host, I Want a Baby, NBC, 1994.

Presenter, Fourth Annual Environmental Media Awards, TBS, 1994.

Host, Addicted to Fame, NBC, 1994.

The Opening Ceremonies of the 1995 Special Olympics World Games, NBC, 1995.

First Person with Maria Shriver: Desperately Seeking Happiness (also known as Desperately Seeking Happiness), NBC, 1995.

Podium correspondent, Decision '96: The Republican National Convention, NBC, PBS, 1996.

Correspondent, Decision '96: The Democratic National Convention, NBC, PBS, 1996.

Special correspondent (Little Rock, AK), Decision '96 Election Night, NBC, 1996.

The 1999 Special Olympics—World Summer Games, ABC, 1999.

Oprah Winfrey: Heart of the Matter, Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Host, The Power of One, ION, 2001.

Intimate Portrait; Maria Shriver, Lifetime, 2001.

Holiday with the Stars, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

30 By 30: Kid Flicks—Party Animals, HBO, 2001.

Host, Siegfried & Roy: The Miracle, NBC, 2004.

(Uncredited) The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2005.

A Barbara Walters Special: Heaven. Where Is It? How Do We Get There?, ABC, 2005.

Host, Maria Shriver's California, Travel Channel, 2005.

Legends Ball, ABC, 2006.

Also appeared as host, Out Here on My Own, syndicated.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1985.

The Phil Donahue Show (also known as Donahue), 1985.

"Men, Women, Sex, and AIDS," NBC Newshour, NBC, 1987.

Today (also known as The Today Show), NBC, 1989, 2005.

"Maria Shriver Interview (revised edition)," Sidewalks Entertainment (also known as Sidewalks and Sidewalks Entertainment Hour), 1999.

Larry King Live, CNN, 2000, 2004, 2007.

Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2004.

Paula Zahn Now, CNN, 2004.

The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2004, 2005, 2008.

The View, ABC, 2005.

Herself, That's So Raven, Disney Channel, 2005.

(As Maria Shriver Schwarzenegger) NBC Nightly News, NBC, 2005.

Corazon de, 2005.

Herself, "Be Prepared," That's So Raven (also known as That's So Raven!), Disney Channel, 2006.

Herself, Brothers & Sisters, ABC, 2007.

20 heures le journal, 2007.

"Virtual Classroom," To the Contrary (also known as To the Contrary with Bonnie G Erbe), 2007.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as E.T.), syndicated, 2007, 2008.

Also appeared as Peggy Shippen, "Benedict Arnold," Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776.

Television Work; Series:

Producer (with Debbie Williams), Portrait of a Legend, syndicated, 1981.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Winners and Losers: Dealing with Substance Abuse, 1990.

WRITINGS

Television Specials:

Summer Showcase: Guns, Guns, Guns (also known as Guns, Guns, Guns), NBC, 1988.

Fatal Addictions, NBC, 1989.

First Person with Maria Shriver, NBC, 1990, 1991, 1992.

Cutting Edge with Maria Shriver, NBC, 1990.

First Person with Maria Shriver: Total Exposure—Privacy and the Press (also known as Total Exposure—Privacy and the Press), NBC, 1992.

One Minute to Midnight: The Real Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis, NBC, 1992.

First Person with Maria Shriver: The Gay '90s—Sex, Power, and Influence (also known as The Gay '90s—Sex, Power, and Influence), NBC, 1993.

No Hell Like Home, NBC, 1993.

I Want a Baby, NBC, 1994.

Desperately Seeking Happiness, NBC, 1995.

Television Series:

Cutting Edge with Maria Shriver, NBC, 1990.

Books:

What's Heaven? (for children), Golden Books, 1999.

Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went out into the Real World, Warner, 2000.

What's Wrong with Timmy? (for children), Little Brown, 2001.

What's Happening to Grandpa? (for children), Little Brown, 2004.

And One More Thing Before You Go—, Free Press, 2005.

Just Who Will You Be?, 2008.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Entertainment Weekly, April 23, 1999, p. 72.

Parade, April 16, 2000, p. 26.

People, May 12, 1986, p. 53.

Electronic:

Maria Shriver Website,http://www.firstlady.ca.gov, April 21, 2008.

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