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Birth Name: David Howard Susskind

Occupation: TV Show Host

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: December 19, 1920

Date Of Death: February 22, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

David Susskind was born on the 19th of December, 1920. He was famous for being a TV Show Host. Moderator of the late-night New York talk show Open End, which was later re-named The David Susskind Show. Also a television producer, he worked on such series and TV movies as Mr. Broadway, Way Out, and Eleanor and Franklin.

David Susskind was born in New York City. He served in the United States military during World War II. Having graduated from Harvard and the University of Wisconsin, he easily secured a position with Warner Brothers.

David Susskind was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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David Susskind was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

David Howard Susskind is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


David’s David Howard Susskind attended University of Wisconsin-Madison, Harvard University (B.A., honors, 1942).


David Susskind’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on David Susskind’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, David Susskind kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

David Susskind was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: David Howard Susskind
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius



Zodiac Sign: David Susskind was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: David Susskind was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: David Susskind had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

David Susskind’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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