Lawrence O’Donnell Bio, Age, Wiki, Wife, Net Worth, TV Shows

Lawrence O’Donnell Biography

Lawrence O’Donnell is an American television host who is currently working at MSNBC in New York City. Here, he serves as the evening host for the news program The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell. He is also a professional actor, scriptwriter, and liberal political commentator.

How old is Lawrence O’Donnell? – Age

O’Donnell is 73 years old as of 2023. He was born on November 7, 1951, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Lawrence O’Donnell? – Height

He stands at a height of (1.78 m) tall.

Lawrence O’Donnell Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Lawrence was born to his father attorney Lawrence Francis O’Donnell Sr. and his mother Frances Marie Buckley. He was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, and is of Irish ancestry. It is known that Lawrence and his brother Michael were injured in a car accident while vacationing abroad.

Is Lawrence O’Donnell Married? – Wife

O’Donnell married his lovely wife, actress, Kathryn Harrold in 1994. Together the couple was blessed with a beautiful daughter, Elizabeth Buckley Harrold O’Donnell. It is said that the couple later got divorced in 2013.

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Lawrence‘s Career

O’Donnell is a vastly recognized television host presently working for the cable news channel MSNBC. Here, he started as a contributor to MSNBC’s weekday morning discussion show “Morning Joe”. Subsequently, he began anchoring The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell which is aired every weeknight.

In 1977, he began writing, and six years later, he released his debut novel, “Deadly Force”. The book tells the tale of wrongful killing and police violence. Later, in 1986, a film adaptation of the novel called “A Case of Deadly Force” starring Tate Donovan and Richard Crenna was released.

Moreover, he served as senior advisor and personal assistant to New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Afterwards, he was employed as a staff director of the US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. He also worked as a staff director of the US Senate Committee on Finance.

Furthermore, he worked as a producer and executive story editor in the television series “The West Wing”. Notably, he won an Emmy award for the show and was also nominated for the same in 2006. It is also known that he was the creator, and writer of “Mister Sterling,” which starred Josh Brolin in the lead role.

O’Donnell’s Net Worth

Citing his career, he has an estimated net worth of $1 Million to $5 Million.

Movies and TV Shows

  • The Last Word
  • The West Wing
  • First Monday
  • Mister Sterling
  • Monk
  • Morning Joe
  • Big Love


  • Emmy Awards


You can find and follow Lawrence on Facebook using the account name: @thelastword

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