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Robin Roberts

Robin René Roberts (born November 23, 1960) is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the co-anchor of ABC's morning show Good Morning America. Roberts grew up in Pass Christian, Mississippi, where she played basketball and tennis, among other sports. She attended Pass Christian High School and graduated as the class of 1979 salutatorian. Her parents are Lawrence and Lucimarian Roberts. She is the youngest of four children with siblings Sally-Ann, Lawrence "Butch", and Dorothy. Her father was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen. Roberts attended Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana, graduating cum laude in 1983 with a degree in communication. She followed in the footsteps of older sister Sally-Ann Roberts, an anchor at the CBS affiliate WWL in New Orleans.

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Robin Roberts Won't Return To 'Good Morning America' Til Mid 2013

Robin Roberts
Won't Return to GMA Til Mid 2013

Robin Roberts will not re-join the "Good Morning America" staff until May at the earliest, and more probably June, 2013 ... TMZ has learned.Multiple sources connected to the show and the anchor… READ MORE >

Robin Roberts -- I Got to See My Mom Before She Died

Robin Roberts
I Got to See My Mom Before She Died

Robin Roberts says she arrived to her mother's bedside in the nick of time after leaving "Good Morning America" on Thursday ... and got to "hold her sweet hand when she took her last… READ MORE >

- 697 days ago
Robin Roberts' Mother Dies

Robin Roberts'
Mother Dies

It's almost too much for anyone to bear ... Now we know why "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts left a day before her scheduled medical leave -- her mother died Thursday.Roberts -- who… READ MORE >

- 701 days ago
Robin Roberts Leaves 'GMA' Early -- 'Some Things Happened at Home'

Robin Roberts
Leaves 'GMA' Early 'Things Happened at Home'

Robin Roberts just announced ... she will begin her medical leave from "Good Morning America" TODAY ... one day ahead of schedule ... after "some things happened at home."Roberts -- who was… READ MORE >

- 702 days ago
Robin Roberts -- Sidelined from Interview with Chad Johnson's Estranged Wife Evelyn Lozada

Robin Roberts
Sidelined from Interview With Chad Johnson's Ex

Robin Roberts was forced to back out of the first interview with Chad Johnson's estranged wife Evelyn Lozada since he allegedly attacked her earlier this month -- and TMZ has learned, it's due to… READ MORE >

- 703 days ago
Robin Roberts Schedules Bone Marrow Transplant -- Friday Is My Last Day at 'GMA'

Robin Roberts
Friday Is My Last Day at 'GMA'

Robin Roberts will begin her medical leave from "Good Morning America" on Friday ... so she can undergo bone marrow transplant surgery. Earlier this year, Roberts announced she was diagnosed with… READ MORE >

- 705 days ago
Robin Roberts -- 'GMA' Planning A-List Subs While She's Gone

Robin Roberts
'GMA' Planning A-List Subs While She's Gone

"Good Morning America" won't be left high and dry when Robin Roberts goes on medical leave in a couple months -- TMZ has learned, producers are arranging a star-studded list of substitutes to sit… READ MORE >

- 762 days ago
Robin Roberts -- I've Been Diagnosed with MDS ... but I'm Going to Beat It!!

Robin Roberts
I Was Diagnosed with MDS ... but I'm Gonna Beat It!

"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts has announced she was just diagnosed with a serious blood and bone marrow disease ... but says she's determined to beat it. 51-year-old Roberts just… READ MORE >

- 782 days ago
'Good Morning America' Throws 'Today'-Crushing Gloat Party

'Good Morning America'
Throws 'Today'-Crushing Gloat Party

For the first time in 16 years, ABC's "Good Morning America" edged out NBC's "Today" in the morning show ratings last week -- and this morning, ABC News rubbed it in NBC's face ... throwing a… READ MORE >

- 834 days ago
Katie Couric's 'Good Morning America' Hosting Pisses Off 'GMA' Staffers

Katie Couric
Her GMA Hosting Pisses Off 'GMA' Staffers

Katie Couric's debut as a fill-in host this week on "Good Morning America" has pissed off some of the GMA staff, who feel it's a slap in the face to vacationing co-host Robin Roberts.GMA is… READ MORE >

- 851 days ago

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