Garrison Keillor is enjoying a sunny day at an undisclosed location in Southern MinnesotaGarrison Keillor suffers stroke Sep 09, 2009
The parties mutually agreed to dismiss based on Ms. Campbell's commitment not to have further contact with Mr. KeillorKeillor drops fan restraining order Jan 30, 2008
It's good to be in a roomful of Texas liberals, especially in these rocky timesColumnist Molly Ivins helps raise $450,000 Oct 09, 2006
He essentially says what he thinks and so I found it easy to work with himKeillor never dreamed of 'Prairie' film Jun 11, 2006
I decided that I would rather write the screenplay than have someone else write itKeillor never dreamed of 'Prairie' film Jun 11, 2006
Gary Edward "Garrison" Keillor (born August 7, 1942) is an American author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality. He is known as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show A Prairie Home Companion (also known as Garrison Keillor's Radio Show on United Kingdom's BBC Radio 4 Extra, as well as on RTÉ in Ireland, Australia's ABC, and Radio New Zealand National in New Zealand).
Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota, the son of Grace Ruth (née Denham) and John Philip Keillor, who was a carpenter and postal worker. The family belonged to the Plymouth Brethren, a fundamentalist Christian denomination Keillor has since left. He is six feet, three inches (1.9 m) tall and has Scots and Norwegian ancestry. Keillor is a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. In 2006 he told Christianity Today that he was attending the Episcopal church in Saint Paul, after previously attending a Lutheran church in New York. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in English in 1966. While there, he began his broadcasting career on the student-operated radio station known today as Radio K.
Keillor has been married three times: