- Category : 1952-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Informing 1
Australian journalist and broadcaster, based in Sydney, who was the presenter of PM from 1997 to 2017. PM is one of the flagship Australian radio current affairs programs on the ABC Radio network.
He worked as a presenter of The World Today and as a reporter on Four Corners; Foreign Correspondent; 7.30 Report; and Lateline.
In December 2012, Colvin received a kidney transplant from a living donor. Colvin, and the hospital and staff, allowed the process to be recorded for television.
On the morning of 11 May 2017, Mark Colvin died aged 65, at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick, Sydney, over twenty years after contracting granulomatosis with polyangiitis, the rare auto-immune condition which caused kidney failure in 2011. Colvin survived the kidney transplant only to be diagnosed with melanomas and then just before Easter in 2017 was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer.