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Al Roker

Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. (born August 20, 1954) is an American television weatherman as well as an actor and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. On Monday, July 20, 2009, he began co-hosting his new morning show, Wake Up with Al, on The Weather Channel, which airs weekdays from 6am to 7am ET, one hour earlier than Today. He holds an expired American Meteorological Society Television Seal, #238. Writing with Dick Lochte, Roker began a series of murder mysteries in 2009 that feature Billy Blessing, a celebrity chef turned amateur detective. The second book in the series, The Midnight Show Murders (2010), was nominated for a 2011 Nero Award. Roker was born in Queens, New York, the son of Isabel, of Jamaican descent, and Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr., a labor relations negotiator, bus driver and dispatcher of Bahamian descent. Roker initially wanted to be a cartoonist. He was raised Catholic (in the faith of his mother) and graduated from Xavier High School in Manhattan. He worked on several projects as a member of the school's Cartooning & Illustration Club. He attended the State University of New York at Oswego where he double-majored in

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'Today' Show Stunt -- Al Roker Faux Filthy Rant on Billy Bush

'Today' Show Stunt
Al Roker Faux Filthy Rant on Billy Bush

The "Today" show has an interesting new strategy for regaining its king-of-the-morning title ... do a phony, f***-laced meltdown with  Al Roker ... but the show needs some pointers ... which… READ MORE >

Al Roker -- Slams Conan ... Says TBS Is Like IBS ... And Al Should Know

Al Roker
Slams Conan TBS is Like IBS

Al Roker ... who famously crapped his pants at the White House ... took repeated cheap shots at former pal Conan O'Brien ... saying he misses him on "real TV."Here's the backstory ... Al used to… READ MORE >

- 158 days ago
Joe Buck -- Super Bowl Announcing Booth Is a Fart-Free Zone

Joe Buck
Super Bowl Booth Is Fart-Free Zone

Joe Buck is getting ready to call Super Bowl XLVIII ... and if there are any strange noises or odors in the announcing booth this weekend -- don't blame him ... blame Troy Aikman. Unless Al… READ MORE >

- 183 days ago
Al Roker -- Returns to the White House ... Been There, Done Splat

Al Roker's
White House Return ... Been There, Done Splat

Al Roker's underwear can breathe a huge sigh of relief, because he returned to the White House -- scene of his now infamous shart  -- and made a clean escape!That we know of ...Check out TMZ… READ MORE >

- 486 days ago
Al Roker -- Pisses on his Own Show

Al Roker
Pisses On His Own Show

First he sharts ... and now Al Roker is urinating all over the "Today" show -- figuratively speaking (actually, the sharting was real). Roker groused to a reporter that our story on Al pooping his… READ MORE >

- 563 days ago
Johnny Knoxville to Al Roker -- Wanna SHART In the Next 'Jackass' Movie?

Knoxville to Al Roker:
Wanna Shart in the Next 'Jackass' Movie?

Al Roker's crazy pants-pooping hijinks have impressed the master of all things dung ... and now Johnny Knoxville says he's inviting the weatherman to SHART in the next "Jackass" project. Knoxville… READ MORE >

- 571 days ago
Al Roker -- I Sharted Myself at the White House

Al Roker
I Sharted Myself At the White House

When you undergo gastric bypass surgery, NEVER TRUST A FART -- and Al Roker learned that lesson the hard way ... at the White House.Roker -- who got his stomach stapled in March 2002 -- shared… READ MORE >

- 572 days ago
Al Roker & Jennifer Lopez -- Sued Over Alleged Bounty Hunter Assault

Al Roker & Jennifer Lopez
Sued Over Alleged Bounty Hunter Assault

Jennifer Lopez and Al Roker should think twice before sending their ruthless bounty hunter after an innocent man ... and falsely accusing him of being a criminal on national TV -- so says a new… READ MORE >

- 597 days ago
Al Roker -- The Babbling Audio You Weren't Supposed to Hear

Al Roker
The Babbling Audio You Weren't Supposed to Hear

Al Roker seems to be a happy camper on the "Today" show ... despite the alleged tension between himself and Matt Lauer ... and the proof lies in an audio clip the public wasn't supposed to hear.… READ MORE >

- 689 days ago
Matt Lauer -- There is NO BEEF with Al Roker

Matt Lauer
There is NO BEEF With Al Roker

Matt Lauer does NOT believe Al Roker is trying to sabotage the "Today" show ... despite his crazy antics ... telling TMZ that any talk of a riff between Al and the show is nothing more than a… READ MORE >

- 689 days ago

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