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Al Roker

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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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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 >

Al Roker -- Search and Destroy Mission Against 'Today'

Al Roker
Search & Destroy Mission Against 'Today' Show

Al Roker is doing everything he can to undermine the "Today" show ... trashing the anchors, sabotaging live moments ... and it seems to be a part of a plan to avenge the firing of his bestest… READ MORE >

- 822 days ago
Al Roker -- Did You Just Call Out Matt Lauer???

Al Roker
Did You Just Call Out Matt Lauer??

Things just got awkward on live TV ... with Al Roker seemingly calling out Matt Lauer for railroading Ann Curry off of the "Today" show. Here's what happened -- Al, Matt and Savannah Guthrie were… READ MORE >

- 829 days ago
Ann Curry -- Hard Feelings Toward Matt Lauer On 'Today'

Ann Curry
Hard Feelings Toward Matt

As Ann Curry said when she said her goodbyes on "Today" ... she wears her heart on her sleeve, so she made it pretty clear there's no love lost between her and Matt Lauer.TMZ broke the story ...… READ MORE >

- 878 days ago
NBC Weathergirl Caught 'Dissing' Al Roker on Live TV

NBC Weathergirl Caught 'Dissing' Al Roker on Live TV

Today's forecast ... DRAMA!!!!!Local NBC weathergirl Elita Loresca issued an apology live on the air this morning ... after she was caught talking "smack" about Al Roker when she thought her… READ MORE >

- 1248 days ago
Jockey Gets Bucked During Al Roker Interview

Jockey Gets Bucked During Al Roker Interview

Al Roker just learned the hard way that horses can be just as unpredictable as the weather -- when a horseback interview with a Kentucky Derby legend went terribly wrong ... on live TV. Moments… READ MORE >

- 1668 days ago
Al Roker -- How's the Weather Up There?

Al Roker --
How's the Weather Up There?

No, that's not the new Al Roker doll -- that's actually the 5'8" weatherman standing next to the world's tallest man -- 8'1" Sultan Kosen.Al just posted his pic with the Turkish herdsman on his… READ MORE >

- 1889 days ago
Roker -- Sunny with a Chance of Black Pride

Roker -- Sunny with a Chance of Black Pride

Watch Al Roker's shock and awe on the Weather Channel this morning when it dawns on him that there are three brothas doing weather at the same time.Co-anchors, Alex Wallace and Scott Williams were… READ MORE >

- 1923 days ago
Meredith to Roker -- You Bloody Twit-Wit!

Meredith to Roker -- You Bloody Twit-Wit!

Al Roker made a big no-no when he whipped out his camera phone to Twitter from jury duty -- and according to the "Today" show graphics department and Meredith Vieira, who was in London this… READ MORE >

- 2004 days ago
What a Twit -- Al Roker Takes Pics of Jurors

What a Twit -- Al Roker Takes Pics of Jurors

Al Roker just pulled a big no-no -- according to a court official we spoke with in New York. Al -- who is on jury duty -- took a pic in the jury assembly room in a NYC courtroom. The pic shows… READ MORE >

- 2005 days ago

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