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Andy Rooney grew up in Albany and attended The Albany University and Colgate Academy. In 1941, at the age of 22 he was drafted into the Army and was posted to London. There he began writing for Stars and Stripes, the US armed forces newspaper and later in the war he became one of the first US journalists to report on the Nazi concentration camps.He began working as a broadcast journalist in 1949 for CBS and established a name for himself over many years as a correspondent and commentator. He is probably best remembered by TV audiences for his regular closing segment on 60 Minutes, "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney".He died in November 2011 at the age of 92 but had continued working until just a few weeks earlier.  See full bio on IMDb »

Andy Rooney's College Roommate Revived at Memorial

Andy Rooney's College Roommate
Revived at Memorial

Andy Rooney's college roommate was revived after going into cardiac arrest at a memorial for the CBS icon today.As we reported, the man, Bob Ruthman, went into cardiac arrest during Andy's… READ MORE >

Andy Rooney -- Dead at 92

Andy Rooney
Dead at 92

CBS icon Andy Rooney -- who was with the network for nearly 60 years -- died yesterday ... reps at CBS confirm. Rooney had been hospitalized last month for "serious complications" following minor… READ MORE >

- 1817 days ago
Andy Rooney Hospitalized -- Serious Complications after Surgery

Andy Rooney Hospitalized
Serious Complications After Surgery

"60 Minutes" icon Andy Rooney has been admitted to a hospital after developing "serious complications" following a minor surgery last week ... this according to CBS. A rep for the network says the… READ MORE >

- 1828 days ago

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