Myron Leon "Mike" Wallace (May 9, 1918 - April 7, 2012) was an American journalist, game show host, actor and media personality. During his career, which spanned over sixty years, he interviewed a wide range of prominent newsmakers.
He was one of the original correspondents for CBS' 60 Minutes which debuted in 1968. Wallace retired as a regular full-time correspondent in 2006, but still appeared occasionally on the series until 2008.
Wallace's youngest son, Chris, is also a journalist. His eldest son, Peter, died at age 19 in a mountain-climbing accident in Greece in 1962.
1918 — 2012
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