TV JournalistDied when: 53 years 41 days (637 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Robert Anthony Snow (June 1, 1955 – July 12, 2008) was an American journalist, political commentator, television news anchor, syndicated columnist, radio host, musician, and the 25th White House Press Secretary under President George W.
Bush, from May 2006 until his resignation in September 2007.Snow also worked for the President George H.W.Bush as chief speechwriter and Deputy Assistant of Media Affairs, from 1991 to 1993.Between his two White House stints, Snow was a broadcaster and newspaper columnist.
After years of regular guest-hosting for The Rush Limbaugh Show and providing news commentary for National Public Radio, he launched his own talk radio program, The Tony Snow Show, which went on to become nationally syndicated.
He was also a regular personality on Fox News Channel beginning in 1996, hosting Fox News Sunday and Weekend Live, and often substituting as host of The O'Reilly Factor.
In April 2008, Snow briefly joined CNN as a commentator.He also made several notable speeches, including keynote addresses at the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2007 and 2008.In his journalistic and governmental capacities, Snow generally supported conservative causes.
Snow died of colon cancer on July 12, 2008.