Garrison Keillor


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Birth Name: Garrison Keillor
Born: 08/07/1942
Birth Place: Anoka, Minnesota, USA

Keillor was born in Anoka, MN into the Plymouth Brethren, an evangelical Christian sect that practiced a strict code of theological morality that excluded any and all forms of entertainment. Nonetheless, Keillor grew up with the desire to become a writer. His upbringing - despite being cloistered - was a happy one, though he eventually left the sect when he was young. He attended Anoka High School from 1957-60, before moving on to the University of Minnesota in 1960. He dropped out in 1962 in order to work for a local newspaper, but he maintained ties to the university by working at their radio station. In 1965, he met and married Mary Guntzel, with whom he had his first child, Jason, only... Continue Bio >>


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Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes
2006-06-09 A Prairie Home Companion
1998-04-10 The Big One
1988-03-02 A Jumpin' Night in the Garden of Eden
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