Al Roker

Al Roker

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1954-08-20 (66 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, New York, USA

36 Movies · 27 TV shows

Biography

Albert Lincoln Roker Jr. (born August 20, 1954) is an American weather forecaster, journalist, television personality, actor, and author. He is the current weather anchor on NBC's Today. Roker also serves as co-host on 3rd Hour Today, although the latter was not officially announced by NBC News. He has an inactive American Meteorological Society Television Seal #238.On November 12, 2014, at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Roker attempted to beat the unofficial world record for an uninterrupted live weather report of 33 hours held by Norwegian weather broadcaster Eli Kari Gjengedal. On November 14, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, Roker set the Guinness World Record by reporting for 34 hours.On the December 14, 2018 episode of Today, Roker was honored for 40 years at NBC. The Today Plaza was officially named the "Rokerfeller Plaza" in his honor.

Personal Life

Following an early marriage and divorce, Roker married WNBC producer Alice Bell in December 1984. They later divorced. Roker married fellow journalist Deborah Roberts on September 16, 1995. who has reported for both ABC and NBC.Roker has three children. He and Bell adopted daughter Courtney as an infant in 1987. With Roberts, Roker is the father of daughter Leila (born November 17, 1998) and son Nicholas (born July 18, 2002).On November 7, 2010, Roker ran in the ING New York City Marathon.Roker is an Honorary member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.

Early Life

Al Roker was born in the borough of Queens, New York City, New York, the son of Isabel, of Jamaican descent, and Albert Lincoln Roker Sr., a bus driver of Bahamian descent. Roker initially wanted to be a cartoonist. He was raised Catholic, the faith of his mother, and graduated from Xavier High School in Manhattan. He attended the State University of New York at Oswego where he received a B.A. in communications in 1976.Roker is related to the late actress Roxie Roker, who played Helen Willis on the sitcom The Jeffersons and was the mother of rock musician Lenny Kravitz. Al Roker and Kravitz's grandfathers were cousins, which in turn makes Al Roker and Kravitz second cousins, as they share the same great, great grandparents.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

2 Movies
Who Are You, Charlie Brown?

Who Are You, Charlie Brown?

2021
Charles M is the creator of Peanuts. There is a person with that name. The influence of famous fans has led to a quest by Charlie Brown.
Morning Show Mysteries: Murder Ever After

Morning Show Mysteries: Murder Ever After

2021
A shocking find in an old friend's basement leads a TV host and a new-to-town detective to uncover a dark secret that threatens to uncover the lives of the most powerful people in her city.

2020.

2 Movies
30 Rock: A One-Time Special

30 Rock: A One-Time Special

2020
An upfront special for the NBCUniversal properties will be a new, original remotely-produced event.
94th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

94th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

2020
More than 8,000 participants, some donning clown costumes, handling balloon giants or striking up the band, will set off down the streets of Manhattan at the sound of the time-honored catchphrase "Let...

2019.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
Morning Show Mysteries: Death by Design

Morning Show Mysteries: Death by Design

2019
Marian is hired to redecorate the studio. When Marian's twin sister is murdered, they have to investigate their friends to find the killer.
TV
Tamron Hall

Tamron Hall

2019
Tamron Hall is a former news host and journalist and she interviews people in thorough meaningful and entertaining conversations.
Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder

Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder

2019
When a beloved supermarket owner is killed in the early morning hours before opening, restauranteur and TV chef Billie Blessings becomes involved in the investigation of what quickly appears to be the...
93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

2019
More than 8,000 participants, some donning clown costumes, handling balloon giants or striking up the band, will set off down the streets of Manhattan at the sound of the time-honored catchphrase "Let...
Zombieland: Double Tap

Zombieland: Double Tap

6.12
2019
As they face off against zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of a makeshift family in the American heartland, they moved to the American heartland.

2018.

4 Movies
The Last Sharknado: It's About Time

The Last Sharknado: It's About Time

2018
With much of America lying in ruins, the rest of the world braces for a global sharknado, and Fin and his family must travel around the world to stop them.
Morning Show Mysteries: Mortal Mishaps

Morning Show Mysteries: Mortal Mishaps

6
2018
Billie Blessings has gone from beloved chef, restaurant owner, and morning show segment host to the prime suspect in a murder case when one of the executives at the network dies from poisoning.
92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

2018
More than 8,000 participants, some donning clown costumes, handling balloon giants or striking up the band, will set off down the streets of Manhattan at the sound of the time-honored catchphrase "Let...
Morning Show Mysteries: Murder on the Menu

Morning Show Mysteries: Murder on the Menu

2018
When a dead body is found in the car of a celebrity chef on a cooking show, the host of that show finds herself in hot water.

2017.

3 Movies
Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs

Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs

2017
The Theater at Madison Square Garden is in New York. Stand-up performances, sketches and short films are included in the benefit.
Sharknado 5: Global Swarming

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming

4.5
2017
A family travels around the world to save their son who is trapped inside a sharknado.
91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

2017
More than 8,000 participants, some donning clown costumes, handling balloon giants or striking up the band, will set off down the streets of Manhattan at the sound of the time-honored catchphrase "Let...

2016.

4 Movies
Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

5.98
2016
A group of people banded together to prevent a ghost invasion.
Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3

6.31
2016
Po has to face two different threats, one supernatural and the other closer to his home, in his "legendary adventures of awesomeness".
Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens

Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens

4.5
2016
There have been no Sharknados in the intervening years.
90th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

90th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

2016
Every year, dazzling balloons, awe-inspiring floats and amazing performers unite us all in celebration. Now, with nine decades of this holiday tradition on display we celebrate with a primetime specia...

2015.

2 Movies
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!

4.5
2015
The sharks bite out of the East Coast when the sharknado hits Washington, D.C. There are two places in Florida.
89th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

89th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

2015
More than 8,000 participants, some donning clown costumes, handling balloon giants or striking up the band, will set off down the streets of Manhattan at the sound of the time-honored catchphrase "Let...

2014.

2 Movies
Sharknado 2: The Second One

Sharknado 2: The Second One

4.8
2014
A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites - and only Fin and April can save the Big Apple.
88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

2014
More than 8,000 participants, some donning clown costumes, handling balloon giants or striking up the band, will set off down the streets of Manhattan at the sound of the time-honored catchphrase "Let...

2013.

2 Movies · 3 TV shows
TV
The Michael J. Fox Show

The Michael J. Fox Show

6
2013
NY's most beloved news anchor is Mike Henry. After being diagnosed with Parkinson's, Fox put his career on hold to spend more time with his family. It might be time for Mike to get back to work with t...
TV
Hollywood Game Night

Hollywood Game Night

6
2013
Two contestants are transported from their everyday lives into a once-in-a-lifetime night of fun and celebration as they play party games with some of their favorite celebrities and compete for the ch...
TV
The Blacklist

The Blacklist

6.62
2013
One of the FBI's most wanted fugitives surrendered to the FBI in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI want to bring down criminals. The FBI can't find criminals because they don't know they ...
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

6.54
2013
After the disastrous food storm in the first film,Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best inventors in ...
87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

2013
More than 8,000 participants, some donning clown costumes, handling balloon giants or striking up the band, will set off down the streets of Manhattan at the sound of the time-honored catchphrase "Let...

2012.

2 Movies
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

5.33
2012
The pirate captain is afraid of the high seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Bla...
86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

2012
Performances by the cast of Elf, the cast of Nice Work if You Can Get It, the cast of Annie, the cast of Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, the cast of Bring It On: The Musical, the Radio City Rocke...

2011.

1 Movie
The Big Year

The Big Year

2011
Three fanatical bird-watchers spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds into the U.S., but they quickly discover tha...

2009.

1 Movie
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

6.06
2009
Thanks to the invention of a machine, the citizens of Chewandswallow were able to feed themselves. When the food is large,Flint has to scramble. Will he be able to end the weather before the town is d...

2008.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Celebrity Family Feud

Celebrity Family Feud

2008
A star- studded version of the beloved and enduring game show, featuring four celebrity families matching wits each week to raise money for their respective charities.
TV
The Wendy Williams Show

The Wendy Williams Show

2008
Wendy Williams is a talk show host. Wendy injects her television series with the same style that characterizes her radio show, and divides on-air time between probing celebrity interviews and advice-g...
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

2008
Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to t...

2007.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
3D Sun

3D Sun

2007
From Earth we cannot look at the Sun with our human eyes. This 3D Sun odyssey gives audiences a chance to see the Sun up close in startling 3D; stand above the arctic circle and witness the most brill...

2006.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Rachael Ray

Rachael Ray

2006
On September 18, 2006 the United States and Canada saw the debut of The Rachael Ray Show, an American talk show starring Ray that is syndicated in the United States and Canada. It was filmed in New Yo...
Unaccompanied Minors

Unaccompanied Minors

2006
Five disparate kids who were snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport offic...
TV
30 Rock

30 Rock

6.1
2006
30 Rock ran on NBC from October 11, 2006 to January 31, 2013). The series takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy series that airs on NBC, and is based on the experiences of he...

2005.

1 Movie
Robots

Robots

6.57
2005
A young robot inventor dreams of making the world a better place when the evil Ratchet takes over. Those of his friends are in danger of being obsolete.

2004.

1 TV show
TV
The Tony Danza Show

The Tony Danza Show

2004
The Tony Danza Show was a daytime variety talk show that premiered on September 13, 2004 in syndication and was distributed by Buena Vista Television.

2003.

1 Movie
Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion

Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion

2003
The Magic of Illusion is a film about how we see, what we see, or what it is we think we see. Al Roker guides us on a journey into the secrets of illusion, utilizing special effects to illustrate the ...

2002.

1 TV show
TV
Cyberchase

Cyberchase

2002
Cyberchase is a show for children. The series takes place in Cyberspace, a virtual world, and chronicles the adventures of three children,Jackie, Inez, and Matt, as they use math and problem solving s...

2001.

1 TV show
TV
The Proud Family

The Proud Family

3.86
2001
"The Proud Family" follows the adventures and misadventures ofPenny, a 14-year-old African American girl who's doing her best to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. Every encounter is bigger...

1998.

1 TV show
TV
Will & Grace

Will & Grace

6.33
1998
Will Truman and Grace Adler are best friends, and when Grace's engagement falls apart, she moves in with Will. Along with their friends, they go through the trials of dating, sex, relationships and th...

1997.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Christmas In Rockefeller Center

Christmas In Rockefeller Center

1997
Every Christmas, Christmas In Rockefeller Center airs on NBC. It features the biggest stars, TV personalities and musical guests as they join the celebration to watch as thousands of lights illuminate...
TV
The View

The View

6
1997
On ABC daytime's morning chat fest, the most exciting events of the day are being discussed. Hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment are...
Men in Black

Men in Black

6.47
1997
A New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization to monitor and police alien activity on Earth after he chases down a strange being. In the middle of a deadly plot by an alien...

1996.

3 TV shows
TV
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

5.67
1996
The biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture are discussed by The World's Fakest News Team.
TV
Superman: The Animated Series

Superman: The Animated Series

4.6
1996
The city of Metropolis is protected by an alien named Superman. Superman hides his identity behind the glasses of Clark Kent, a reporter for the Daily Planet. Superman is a reporter at the Daily Plane...
TV
Savage Skies

Savage Skies

1996
With respect and wonder and a sense of poetry, “Savage Skies” looks at the Earth’s weather.

1995.

2 TV shows
TV
NewsRadio

NewsRadio

1995
WNYX NewsRadio is New York's #2 news radio station.
TV
The Single Guy

The Single Guy

1995
The Single Guy is a show.

1993.

1 TV show
TV
Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

6
1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009. The show featured varied comedic material, celebrity i...

1992.

1 TV show
TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

5.75
1992
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno was hosted by Jay Leno from May 25, 1992 to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010. Three days after Johnny Carson's retirement as host of the Tonight Sho...

1989.

1 TV show
TV
Seinfeld

Seinfeld

5.99
1989
In New York City in the '90s, a stand-up comedian and his three offbeat friends deal with the pitfalls and payoffs of life. It's a show about nothing.

1975.

1 TV show
TV
Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

6.36
1975
A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying ...

1969.

1 TV show
TV
Sesame Street

Sesame Street

5.87
1969
On a special inner city street, the humans and muppets teach preschoolers basic educational and social concepts using comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.

1952.

1 TV show
TV
Today

Today

1952
The American morning television show is called Today. January 14, 1952 is when the program first aired. The first of its kind, the fifth-longest running American television series. It was expanded to ...

1927.

1 TV show
TV
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

1927
The U.S presents the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Macy's is a chain store. America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit is the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States. The Macy's event i...
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