Charles Van Doren
Van Doren’s father was the poet Mark Van Doren, whose Collected Poems won the 1940 Pulitzer Prize; his mother was Dorothy Van Doren, the author of the 1938 novel Those First Affections… Charles Van Doren was played by Ralph Fiennes in the 1994 movie Quiz Show, directed by Robert Redford…. A similar (but less controversial) game show sensation was 21st-century Jeopardy! star Ken Jennings.
Copyright © 1998-2017 by Who2?, LLC. All rights reserved.