Young Deirdre and her parents

Deirdre Downs (Hugh Downs’ Daughter) Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Husband, Father’s Death

Deirdre Downs Biography

Deirdre Downs is the daughter of the late famous American broadcaster, television host, news anchor, Hugh Downs, and his late wife Ruth Shaheen.

Her father, Hugh was also a TV producer, author, game show host, and music composer.

Deirdre Downs Age

Her date and year of birth are not yet known. Her age is therefore still unknown.

Deirdre Downs Parents

Downs is the daughter of the late Ruth Shaheen Downs, and the late American broadcaster, Hugh Downs. Her parents got married in 1944.

Deirdre’s mother, Ruth, died n March 28, 2017, at the age of 95 years while her father, Hugh died on July 1, 2020, at the age of 99 years.

Young Deirdre and her parents
Young Deirdre and her parents

Father’s Death

Deirdre’s father died at the age of 99 years on July 1, 2020. His family confirmed that it was not due to COVID-19.

During his career, Hugh has served as the announcer for Tonight Starring Jack Paar from 1957 to 1962, and co-host of the NBC News program Today from 1962 to 1971.

He had also served as the host t of the Concentration game show from 1958 to 1969, and anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20 from 1978 to 1999.

Deirdre Downs Siblings

Downs has one sibling a brother named Hugh Raymond.

Deirdre Downs Husband

Due to the lowkey life that Deirdre leads, it is not known whether she is married or not. More information on her marital status will be provided as soon as it is available.


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