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Frank Field Biography

The American native, Frank Field born Franklyn Field is an American television personality and meteorologist. Frank was on TV in New York City for five decades, reporting not only on the weather but also on science and health topics.

Field was instrumental in publicizing the Heimlich Maneuver to aid food choking victims. Franklyn carries the Seal of Approval of the American Meteorological Society. He was a resident of Montclair, New Jersey, before retiring to Boca Raton, Florida.

Frank Field Age and Birthday

The American former meteorologist, Franklyn Field, was born on March 30th, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. Field is 98 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on March 30th every year.

Frank Field Height and Weight

The American meteorologist, Frank, is of an average height. His weight, height, and other body measurements are currently under review and will soon be updated.

Frank Field Family, Parents, and Siblings

Frank has maintained a low profile about his personal life. There is no known information about his parents, siblings, or relatives. This information is currently under review and will soon be updated.

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Frank Field Dating, Wife, and Children

Former American meteorologist, Frank, maintains a low profile about his personal life. There is no known information about his past or current relationship status. This information is currently under review and will soon be updated.

Frank Field Education and Career

Education

Field got his meteorological training at Brown University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Frank holds a B.A. in geology from Brooklyn College as well as B.S. in optometry from Columbia University. He also has an O.D. degree from the Massachusetts College of Optometry. Frank was on the faculty of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Department of Preventive and Environmental Medicine.

Career

The American-born meteorologist, Frank, began his career in 1958 at WRCA-TV which became WNBC-TV in 1960. He worked at the station for over 25 years. Field was friends with Johnny Carson and was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show. He moved to rival WCBS-TV on August 12th, 1984, where he worked for 11 years.

He would later move to WNYW-TV for two years before ending his weather forecaster career at WWOR-TV. He was noted for his science reports on new technology and medicines. Frank hosted a nationally syndicated program on health originating from WNBC in the 1970s and 1980s called Health Field, and anchored a similar health news program on WLNY for the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, called Medical Update.

He also did a documentary called Plan To Get Out Alive where he used a simulated house fire to show viewers how to survive that catastrophe. Frank won a local Emmy Award for his work. Dr. Field has now been replaced from Medical Update to retire in Florida.

Frank Field Net Worth and Salary

Frank has an estimated net worth of $5 million which he has accumulated over the years from his journalism career. His annual salary is currently under review. This information will soon be updated.

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