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Kathie Lee Gifford

 
Date Of Birth:
August 16, 1953 (69)
Birth Place:
FRANCE
Bio:
Playwright, producer, singer, songwriter and actress, Gifford has starred in numerous television programs and movies in her 40-year career. She is currently the beloved 3 time Emmy winning co-host of the fourth hour of TODAY with the great Hoda Kotb. She is the author of 4 New York Times bestsellers ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: August 16, 1953 (69)

Birth Place: FRANCE

Bio:
Playwright, producer, singer, songwriter and actress, Gifford has starred in numerous television programs and movies in her 40-year career. She is currently the beloved 3 time Emmy winning co-host of the fourth hour of TODAY with the great Hoda Kotb. She is the author of 4 New York Times bestsellers ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
The Wife (Alternate)

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Vocal Music Arranger
Vocal Music Arranger

Writing

Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Contributing Composer
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Composer
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Composer
Additional Music
Bookwriter
Lyricist

Photos

Peter Kellogg, Kathie Lee Gifford, David Friedman, and Bill Castellino Photo

Peter Kellogg, Kathie Lee Gifford, David Friedman, and Bill Castellino

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Date:
09/29/2017
James Morgan, Gary Marachek, Lauren Molina, Peter Kellogg, Kathie Lee Gifford, Peter  Photo

James Morgan, Gary Marachek, Lauren Molina, Peter Kellogg, Kathie Lee Gifford, Peter Saide, Bill Castellino, David Friedman, Nick Wyman, Emma Degerstedt, and Conor Ryan

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Date:
09/29/2017
Kathie Lee Gifford and David Friedman Photo

Kathie Lee Gifford and David Friedman

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Date:
09/29/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
The Wife (Alternate)

Productions

Vocal Music Arranger

Vocal Music Arranger

Writing
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Contributing Composer
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Composer
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Composer
Additional Music
Bookwriter
Lyricist

Kathie Lee Gifford Biography

Playwright, producer, singer, songwriter and actress, Gifford has starred in numerous television programs and movies in her 40-year career. She is currently the beloved 3 time Emmy winning co-host of the fourth hour of TODAY with the great Hoda Kotb. She is the author of 4 New York Times bestsellers including the 2018 blockbuster, The Rock, The Road and The Rabbi. She penned the Tony-nominated (2012) Broadway musical, Scandalous. Gifford writes a new song for the popular monthly TODAY segment, Everyone Has a Story. Prior to NBC News, Gifford was co-host of Live with Regis and Kathie Lee for 15 years (11 Emmy nominations) and was a correspondent for GMA for 3 years. Gifford was inducted into the Broadcast & Cable Hall of Fame in 2015.





Kathie Lee Gifford News

Kathie Lee Gifford to Release THE WAY Film & Album Photo Kathie Lee Gifford to Release THE WAY Film & Album
by Michael Major - Sep 1, 2022

Over the course of four movements spanning 75 minutes, the soundtrack features Gifford with guest vocalists Nicole C. Mullen, Danny Gokey, Larry Gatlin, Jimmie Allen, Bebe Winans, Kathy Troccoli, Katie Ohh and Louis York, all accompanied by 65 members of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra.

Julie Gold to Replace Harolyn Blackwell at Upcoming JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Benefit at  Photo Julie Gold to Replace Harolyn Blackwell at Upcoming JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Benefit at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

Julie Gold has joined the all-star line up for the July 11th Jamie deRoy & friends benefit for The Entertainment Community Fund. Julie is graciously stepping in for Harolyn Blackwell, who due to COVID-19 is not able to perform.

Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today Photo Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

It's today! Award-winning vocalist Ann Kittredge's debut recording reIMAGINE, a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined and produced by award-winning songwriter and record producer Paul Rolnick, is available on all digital platforms as of today, May 16, 2022.

Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Th Photo Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

In celebration of her soon to be released album¬†Ann Kittredge:reIMAGINE(Jazzheads, Inc./King Kozmo Music), a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined, Ms. Kittredge, will appear at¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Thursday, May 26th at 7pm.

George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss & More This Month at Feinste Photo George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss & More This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022

This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Kelli Rabke Goes Solo With TINY GIANTS On October 8th at The Green Room 42 Photo Kelli Rabke Goes Solo With TINY GIANTS On October 8th at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 23, 2021

Kelli Rabke has made a thorough study on big voice women who are not small.. they are concentrated awesome. Now she brings her thesis to The Green Room 42, along with her own big voice.

Raissa Katona Bennett, Doris Dear, Terese Genecco and Deborah Stone to Join PIANO BAR Photo Raissa Katona Bennett, Doris Dear, Terese Genecco and Deborah Stone to Join PIANO BAR LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams this Tuesday, June 22 at 7:15 pm ET, with host Scott Barbarino and guests Raissa Katona Bennett, Doris Dear, Terese Genecco and Deborah Stone, plus Mystery Guests and MORE!

Charleston Light Opera Guild Will Return to Live Performances With PUTTING IT TOGETHE Photo Charleston Light Opera Guild Will Return to Live Performances With PUTTING IT TOGETHER This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2021

The 1 hour 40 minute production showcases Sondheim music from 'Sunday in the Park with George,' 'Merrily We Roll Along,' 'Follies,' 'Into the Woods,' 'A Little Night Music,' 'Company,' 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Assassins,' 'Anyone Can Whistle,' 'The Frogs,' 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,' 'Dick Tracy,' and 'Do I Hear a Waltz?'

Kelli Rabke Presents TINY GIANTS: PETITE POWERHOUSES FROM GARLAND TO GAGA Live and On Photo Kelli Rabke Presents TINY GIANTS: PETITE POWERHOUSES FROM GARLAND TO GAGA Live and Online May 8th
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 16, 2021

Kelli Rabke's new show is informed by a very personal topic: the size of her body and the size of her voice... and all the other women who are 'in the club' that she likes to call The Tiny Giants. See her live, if you're in Jersey, or see her virtually, if you're not.

VIDEO: Liza Minnelli and Joan Collins Sing an Impromptu Duet Accompanied by Michael F Photo VIDEO: Liza Minnelli and Joan Collins Sing an Impromptu Duet Accompanied by Michael Feinstein
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

Liza Minnelli recently celebrated her 75th birthday! Michael Feinstein has shared a video from Liza's birthday celebration of Liza and Joan Collins performing an impromptu duet of 'Just in Time' from the musical Bells Are Ringing.

Kathie Lee Gifford Videos

VIDEO: Kathie Lee Gifford Talks About Getting Blinded by Hairspray on THE KELLY CLARK VideoVIDEO: Kathie Lee Gifford Talks About Getting Blinded by Hairspray on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2020

Kathie Lee Gifford felt honored to sing the national anthem at the 1995 Super Bowl, but in her book 'It’s Never Too Late: Make the Next Act of Your Life the Best Act of Your Life,' she reveals that she was accidentally blinded by her hair and makeup team right before going on stage. Tune in for more with Kathie Lee Gifford.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THEN CAME YOU VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THEN CAME YOU
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2020

A lonely widow plans a trip around the world with her husband's ashes, to visit the places they loved in the movies. The first stop on the journey changes her life forever.

Broadway Rewind: Carolee Carmello Makes a Joyful Noise in SCANDALOUS in 2012 VideoBroadway Rewind: Carolee Carmello Makes a Joyful Noise in SCANDALOUS in 2012
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when Scandalous opened at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it played for 29 performances. Led by Carolee Carmello, the musical featured a book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman. It also starred Edward Watts, Andrew Samonsky, Roz Ryan and George Hearn.

VIDEO: Kathie Lee Gifford Talks Moving to Nashville on TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Kathie Lee Gifford Talks Moving to Nashville on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020

Former TODAY co-host Kathie Lee Gifford returns to Studio 1A to tell Hoda and Jenna about all the exciting projects she is working on. She opens up about her move to Nashville, Tennessee, saying she was experiencing loneliness at her home in Connecticut.

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: SWEET CHARITY VideoThrowing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: SWEET CHARITY
by Ben Rimalower - Apr 12, 2019

Like the rest of you, I've spent this week obsessing over 'Fosse Verdon' on FX and especially Gwen Verdon, played brilliantly on the series by Michelle Williams, in a performance that makes you want to reinvestigate what made Gwen so great. Sweet Charity is the perfect place to start. Gwen became a star and won her first Tony in a featured role in Can Can and she gained worldwide acclaim (and number 2 in a total of four Tonys) as Lola in Damn Yankees on stage and screen and of course there were many other shows and movies and TV appearances, but Sweet Charity was the show Bob Fosse (and Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon) created just for her. She may have lost the Tony to Angela Lansbury in Mame, but Gwen got that iconic poster and all those songs.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'Give It Away' Written by Kathie Lee Gifford VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'Give It Away' Written by Kathie Lee Gifford
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2019

On this morning's episode of TODAY, actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth performs "Give It Away."  Kathie Lee Gifford and David Friedman wrote this song for Mary O'Connor, the waitress who is honored in Kathie Lee's 'Everyone Has a Story' series for donating her kidney to a stranger.

VIDEO: Taye Diggs Discusses ALL AMERICAN and His Children's Book on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Taye Diggs Discusses ALL AMERICAN and His Children's Book on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2018

Taye Diggs joins Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb and guest co-host John Cena to talk about "All American," his latest show on The CW. The actor also has a new children's book, "I Love You More Than…", which he says is inspired by his son.

VIDEO: Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, and Bobby Cannavale Play Fact Or Fiction on TO VideoVIDEO: Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, and Bobby Cannavale Play Fact Or Fiction on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2018

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb challenge Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale, stars of the Broadway play "The Lifespan of a Fact," to a game of Fact or Fiction, where the actors have to guess truths about each other.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of DESPERATE MEASURES Perform on THE TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of DESPERATE MEASURES Perform on THE TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Aug 16, 2018

Composer David Friedman joins Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb in the Fourth Hour with the cast of his off-Broadway musical, 'Desperate Measures,' to perform a medley of three songs from the stunning production.

VIDEO: Adam Pally Talks New Film DOG DAYS on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Adam Pally Talks New Film DOG DAYS on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

VIDEO: Adam Pally Talks New Film DOG DAYS on TODAY


Kathie Lee Gifford Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kathie Lee Gifford been in?
Kathie Lee Gifford has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Kathie Lee Gifford been in?
Kathie Lee Gifford has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Kathie Lee Gifford written?
Kathie Lee Gifford has written 5 shows including Heaven's Sake (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Listen to My Heart (Lyricist), Under the Bridge (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Hats! (Composer/Lyricist), The Aimee Project (Bookwriter).