David McCullough in Seabiscuit | 2003
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About this actor
David Gaub McCullough (pronounced /məˈkʌlə/; born July 7, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian award. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, McCullough earned a degree in English literature from Yale University. His first book was The Johnstown Flood (1968); and he has since written seven more on such topics as Harry S Truman, John Adams, and the Brooklyn Bridge. McCullough has also narrated multiple documentaries, as well as the 2003 film Seabiscuit; and he hosted American Experience for twelve years. Two of McCullough's books, Truman and John Adams, have been adapted by HBO into a TV film and a mini-series, respectively. McCullough's next work, The Greater Journey, about Americans in Paris from the 1830s to the 1900s, is scheduled to be released on May 24th, 2011. Born to...