Charles Osgood

Biography: Osgood was born on Jan. 8, 1933 in New York. He graduated from Fordham University with a B.S. degree in economics in 1954. Osgood holds honorary doctorates from St. John's University, Stonehill College, College of St. Rose, LeMoyne College, Trinity College, the College of Mount St. Vincent, Iona College, Caldwell College, Fairleigh Dickenson University, and Franklin and Marshall College. He also holds honorary degrees from Fordham University and St. Bonaventure, and serves as a trustee for both. He is an overseer at Colby College. He is also a trustee at the School of Strings in Manhattan, which he claims would never have happened if they had heard him play. Osgood has performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and has played the piano and banjo with the New York Pops and Boston Pops Orchestras. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Jean. They have five children. The National Father's Day Committee named him Father of the Year in 1985. Osgood was the general manager of theOsgood was born on Jan. 8, 1933 in New York. He graduated from Fordham University with a B.S. degree in economics in 1954. Osgood holds honorary doctorates from St. John's University, Stonehill College, College of St. Rose, LeMoyne College, Trinity College, the College of Mount St. Vincent, Iona College, Caldwell College, Fairleigh Dickenson University, and Franklin and Marshall College. He also holds honorary degrees from Fordham University and St. Bonaventure, and serves as a trustee for both. He is an overseer at Colby College. He is also a trustee at the School of Strings in Manhattan, which he claims would never have happened if they had heard him play. Osgood has performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and has played the piano and banjo with the New York Pops and Boston Pops Orchestras. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Jean. They have five children. The National Father's Day Committee named him Father of the Year in 1985. Osgood was the general manager of the first pay television station in the United States, WHCT in Hartford, Conn., and the program director and manager of WGMS Radio in Washington, D.C. He is the author of five books. "Nothing Could Be Finer Than a Crisis That Is Minor in the Morning" (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1979) and "There's Nothing I Wouldn't Do if You Would Be My POSSLQ" (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1981) are compilations of some of his best radio broadcasts. "Osgood on Speaking: How to Think on Your Feet without Faling on Your Face" (William Morrow and Company, 1988) is a tongue-in-cheek guide for public speaking, and "The Osgood Files" (G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1991) is a compilation of his newspaper columns syndicated by Tribune Media Services. Expand

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Average career score: 71
Highest Metascore: 71 Horton Hears a Who!
Lowest Metascore: 71 Horton Hears a Who!
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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
71 Horton Hears a Who! Mar 14, 2008 Narrator 8.0