Walter Winchell bio

Birth Name: Walter Winchel

Occupation: Radio Host

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: April 7, 1897

Date Of Death: February 20, 1972

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Walter Winchell was born on the 7th of April, 1897. He was popular for being a Radio Host. Powerful radio and newspaper gossip columnist who had a 30-year career.

Walter Winchell was born in New York City. He was an actor and performed in plays. He was one of the first columnists to comment on Hitler and the Nazi party in America.

Walter Winchell was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Walter Winchell was born in 1890s.

Walter Winchel 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".


Walter’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

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

Walter Winchell was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Walter Winchel
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Walter Winchell was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Walter Winchell was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Walter Winchell had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Walter Winchell’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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