Gary Edward "Garrison" Keillor (born August 7, 1942) is an American author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality. He is known as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show A Prairie Home Companion (also known as Garrison Keillor's Radio Show on United Kingdom's BBC Radio 4 Extra, as well as on RTÉ in Ireland, Australia's ABC, and Radio New Zealand National in New Zealand).
|Birth name||Gary Edward Keillor|
|Born||August 7, 1942|
|Genres||Observational comedy, Storytelling|
|Subject(s)||American culture (esp. the Midwest); American politics|
|Spouse||Mary Guntzel (1965–76) |
Ulla Skaerved (1985–90)
Jenny Lind Nilsson (1995–present)
|Notable works and roles||Himself, Guy Noir, Lefty, Bob Burger, and Lake Wobegon narrator in A Prairie Home Companion|
In November 2017, Minnesota Public Radio cut all business ties with Keillor after an allegation of inappropriate behavior with a staff member.
- Wadler, Joyce (June 7, 2006). "Where all the rooms are above average / Garrison Keillor's home not a little house on the prairie". The San Francisco Chronicle.
- Garrison Keillor on IMDb
- A Prairie Home Companion radio website Garrison Keillor's public radio show
- Official website
- A Prairie Home Companion movie website The movie written by Garrison Keillor and directed by Robert Altman
- Minnesota Zen Master – a detailed profile of Garrison Keillor, published in The Guardian, March 6, 2004.
- Kingdom of the Frown at the Internet Archive – A feature article from The Reykjavík Grapevine on Garrison Keillor