|Born||November 30, 1930|
New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||December 12, 2014 (aged 84)|
San Diego, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||Rollins College|
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Jonathan Dunn-Rankin (November 30, 1930 – December 12, 2014) was an American actor, television journalist and gay activist.
Jonathan Dunn-Rankin was born on November 30, 1930 in New Jersey. He graduated from Rollins College after serving in the US Army in France, and he earned a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1958.
Dunn-Rankin first interned at CBS News in New York City. He later worked as a television journalist in Florida, Cleveland, Ohio and Phoenix, Arizona. From 1965 to 1977, he worked for KFMB-TV, a television station based in San Diego. Dunn-Rankin also became a stage actor at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego.
Dunn-Rankin was "a founder of the San Diego Democratic Club, a leader of the Gay Academic Union and an early supporter of Lambda Archives". He was also the chairman of the Diversionary Theatre, an LGBT theater in San Diego.
Personal life and death
- Hebert, James (December 12, 2014). "Actor-journalist Dunn-Rankin dies at 84". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved December 2, 2017.
- "REMEMBERING JONATHAN DUNN-RANKIN". The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved December 2, 2017.
- Meyer, Walter G. (March 20, 2015). "Telling our stories: Other archival news". Gay San Diego. Retrieved December 2, 2017.
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