- Category : Entertainment-News-journalist-Anchor
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Confrontation 1
American broadcaster, who began his radio career as a 15-year-old working at a local station. He worked his way thorough school as an announcer, actor, producer, writer, sound effects man and janitor in an Oakland station. Edwards began with CBS in 1939 as an announcer and in 1948 became the M.C. of "This is Your Life" TV show for 20 years. He received the Eisenhower Medal for his efforts in selling a half-billion-dollars worth of war bonds during World War II and was one of the visionaries behind the inception of the Jimmy Fund in 1948.
He married in 1939; three kids. When fires started in Malibu, CA 12/26/1956, 3:00 AM PST, his home was in the path and completely destroyed in the first few hours.
His wife died in 1993. The broadcaster and TV host died at his home in West Hollywood, CA on November 16, 2005. He was 92.