Robert Novak

Mostly Credited As: Robert Novak
Sometimes Credited As: Bob Novak
The Dark Prince

Birth Name: Robert David Sanders Novak
Date Of Birth: February 26, 1931 (Age 78)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Joliet, Illinois
Date Of Death: August 18, 2009
Cause Of Death: brain cancer

Robert Novak

Politcal pundit who was a frequent contributor to many politically oriented programs such as Meet the Press, Capitol Gang, Crossfire, and The McLaughlin Group. Also co-hosted his own program,Evans and Novak, with longtime journalistic partner Rowland Evans. Novak generally leans to the conservative side of most issues and was recently in the center of a political firestorm when he named Valerie Wilson as a CIA agent in his syndicated column. In August of 2008, he announced that he was stepping down from his syndicated column after it was discovered that he was suffering from a brain tumor.

TV Appearances

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Crossfire (US) (1982)As: Himself (Co-Host 1985 – 1987 / 1995 – 1997 & 1998 – 2005)
Episode Cast Credits 

Meet the Press (US) (1947) 
  August 27, 2006 60x35: (Aug/27/2006) As Himself 

Firing Line (1966) 
  America According to Three Top Journalists and William F. Buckley 15x04: (Feb/15/1980) As Himself 
  Nixon in the White House: the Frustration of Power 06x27: (Nov/22/1971) As Himself 
  Elections 1966 and 1968 01x37: (Nov/21/1966) As Himself 
  LBJ and Evans & Novak 01x31: (Oct/04/1966) As Himself 
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Currently resides in the District of Columbia.

Has one child: a daughter named Zelda.

Is a fan of University of Maryland basketball.

Published his autobiography entitled The Dark Prince in 2006.

Least favorite U. S. President is Jimmy Carter.

Served as an Army lieutenant during the Korean War.

Left the University of Illinois a few hours short of his degree in journalism and never completed the requirements.

Robert Novak Quotes
Novak: It is up to the government to keep the government's secrets.

Novak: If Communism goes, I've still got the U. S. House of Representatives..

Novak: I'm 72 years old. There's not a hell of a lot they can do to me. I will continue to report what I see and what I feel to be the truth.