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Grant Tinker

AKA Grant Almerin Tinker

Born: 11-Jan-1926
Birthplace: Stamford, CT
Died: 28-Nov-2016
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chairman of NBC, 1981-86

Wife: Ruth Byerly (m. 1950, div. 1962, three sons, one daughter)
Son: John
Daughter: Jodie DiLella
Son: Mark
Son: Michael
Wife: Mary Tyler Moore (actress, m. 1963, div. 1981)
Wife: Brooke Knapp (until his death)

    University: Dartmouth College (1949)

    NBC CEO (1981-86)
    MTM Enterprises
    Member of the Board of NBC (as Chairman, 1981-86)
    Gore 2000

Author of books:
Tinker in Television: From General Sarnoff to General Electric (1994)

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