Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer (February 13, 1944 – April 27, 2023) was an American talk show host, movie, television, radio, and stage actor. He was the host for The Jerry Springer Show. He served as Mayor of Cincinnati from 1977 to 1978 as a Democrat.
|56th Mayor of Cincinnati|
January 1, 1977 – January 1, 1978
|Preceded by||Jim Luken|
|Succeeded by||Bobbie L. Sterne|
Gerald Norman Springer
February 13, 1944
London, England, UK
|Died||April 27, 2023 (aged 79)|
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
(m. 1973; div. 1994)
|Education||Tulane University (BA)|
Northwestern University (JD)
|Known for||Jerry Springer|
America's Got Talent
Springer was born in February 13, 1944 in Highgate, London to Jewish parents from Germany. He was raised in London until he and his parents moved to New York City and in Chicago, Illinois. He was the Mayor of Cincinnati from 1977 through 1978. He married Vicki Melton in 1973. He lived in Cincinnati, Ohio and in Chicago, Illinois.
After announcing his candidacy, Springer was called to active duty and stationed at Fort Knox. He resumed his campaign after he was discharged.
In 1973 Springer got married to Micki Velton and had one daughter, Katie Springer (born 1976), and got divorced in 1994.
Springer died on April 27, 2023, at the age of 79, at his home in Evanston, Illinois. A family spokesperson said he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a few months before his death.
- ↑ "Fullabaloo: Herbert Hall to be renamed after notable alumnus Jerry Springer • the Tulane Hullabaloo". April 5, 2018.
- ↑ "Jerry Talks Back: Northwestern Magazine - Northwestern University".
- ↑ "This American Life: 258-Leaving the Fold". Archived from the original on November 8, 2009. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
- ↑ "Jerry Springer Biography (1944)". Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies. Retrieved December 12, 2008.
- ↑ "Jerry Springer Dead at 79". TMZ. 27 April 2023. Archived from the original on 27 April 2023. Retrieved 27 April 2023.
- ↑ "Jerry Springer, daytime television pioneer, dies at 79". NBC News. Retrieved 2023-04-27.
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