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William James O'Reilly, Jr.

Also Known As: "Bill"
Current Location:: Manhasset, Nassau County, New York, United States
Birthplace: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William James O'Reilly, Sr. and Winifred Angela O'Reilly
Ex-husband of <private> McPhilmy
Father of Madeline O'Reilly and Spencer O'Reilly
Brother of <private> (O'Reilly)

Occupation: Political commentator, journalist, author, high school teacher
Managed by: Linda Kathleen Thompson, (c)
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About Bill O'Reilly

William James O'Reilly

Born: September 10, 1949 in New York City, New York

Parents: William James and Winifred Angela (Drake) O'Reilly

William James "Bill" O'Reilly, Jr. (born September 10, 1949) is an American television host, author, syndicated columnist and political commentator. He is the host of the political commentary program The O'Reilly Factor on the Fox News Channel, which is the most watched cable news television program on American television. During the late 1970s and 1980s, he worked as a news reporter for various local television stations in the United States and eventually for CBS News and ABC News. From 1989 to 1995, he was anchor of the entertainment news program Inside Edition. O'Reilly is widely considered a conservative commentator, though some of his positions diverge from conservative orthodoxy. O'Reilly is a registered "Independent" (See: Political views of Bill O'Reilly) and characterizes himself as a "traditionalist". O'Reilly is the author of ten books, and hosted The Radio Factor until early 2009.


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Bill O'Reilly's Timeline

September 10, 1949
New York, New York, New York, USA
Age 48
Age 53