Biography

Howard was a film actress and soap opera star before breaking into journalism.​

In 1960 she scored the first major interview with Soviet Premier

Nikita Khrushchev at the United Nations. She was hired by ABC news as a

reporter and subsequently became the anchor for ABC's noontime news

broadcast, "The NewsHour with Lisa Howard." Her two specials on Cuba, in

1963 and 1964, were the most substantive coverage of Castro's revolution

in the early 1960s. She died in 1965.

Howard was a film actress and soap opera star before breaking into journalism.​

In 1960 she scored the first major interview with Soviet Premier

Nikita Khrushchev at the United Nations. She was hired by ABC news as a

reporter and subsequently became the anchor for ABC's noontime news

broadcast, "The NewsHour with Lisa Howard." Her two specials on Cuba, in

1963 and 1964, were the most substantive coverage of Castro's revolution

in the early 1960s. She died in 1965.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 8

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1990 Wings (1 episode)
1955 Sabaka as Indira
1954 Inner Sanctum (1 episode)
1954 Mandrake the Magician as Princess Narda
1953 Donovan's Brain as Chloe Donovan
1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (1 episode)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1 episode)
1950 The Man Who Cheated Himself as Janet Cullen

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