36 Facts About Ronan Farrow


Ronan Farrow's given names honor National Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Satchel Paige and maternal grandmother, actress Maureen O'Sullivan.

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Ronan Farrow's siblings have the surnames Previn, from those born or adopted during his mother's marriage to composer Andre Previn, and Farrow, for children she adopted after she and Previn divorced.

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Ronan Farrow graduated at age 15, the youngest to do so at that institution.

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Ronan Farrow entered Yale Law School, from which he received a Juris Doctor in 2009.

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From 2001 to 2009, Ronan Farrow served as a UNICEF Spokesperson for Youth, advocating for children and women caught up in the ongoing crisis in Sudan's Darfur region and assisting in fundraising and addressing United Nations affiliated groups in the United States.

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Ronan Farrow subsequently advocated for the protection of Darfuri refugees.

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In 2009, Ronan Farrow joined the Obama administration, as Special Adviser for Humanitarian and NGO Affairs in the Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Ronan Farrow was part of a team recruited by diplomat Richard Holbrooke, for whom Farrow had previously worked as a speechwriter.

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In 2011, Ronan Farrow was appointed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as her Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues and Director of the State Department's Office of Global Youth Issues.

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Ronan Farrow co-chaired the working group with senior United States Agency for International Development staff member David Barth beginning in 2010.

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Ronan Farrow studied toward a DPhil, researching the exploitation of the poor in developing countries, and submitted his thesis in October 2018.

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Ronan Farrow has written essays, op-eds, and other pieces for The Guardian, Foreign Policy magazine, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and other periodicals.

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Ronan Farrow reiterated his support for Dylan Ronan Farrow and expressed his unwavering belief in her allegations:.

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In closing his guest column, Ronan Farrow expressed his view of media culture as one that actively discourages victims of abuse from coming forward.

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Ronan Farrow said that victims are pressured to remain silent by threat of "having those tough newsroom conversations, making the case for burning bridges with powerful public figures" and "going up against angry fans and angry publicists".

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Ronan Farrow's reporting on this was published the following year.

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The New Yorker won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for Ronan Farrow's reporting, sharing the award with Jodi Kantor and Meghan Twohey at The New York Times.

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In 2018 Ronan Farrow was included in Times "100 Most Influential People in the World" list.

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In early 2019, Ronan Farrow said he and another journalist received demands from American Media, Inc that sought to extort or blackmail him.

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Ronan Farrow investigated the concealment by the MIT Media Lab of its involvement with Jeffrey Epstein, leading to the resignation of Joi Ito, director of the Media Lab, and an internal investigation by MIT.

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Ronan Farrow voiced minor characters in the English-language versions of two Japanese animated films, From Up on Poppy Hill and The Wind Rises .

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Ronan Farrow guest starred as himself on the Netflix comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

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Ronan Farrow starred as a Guest Judge on Ru Paul's Drag Race All Stars 7 All Winners in episode 10: "The Kennedy Davenport Center Honors Hall of Shade", airing on July 15th 2022.

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Ronan Farrow sat alongside Ru Paul, Michelle Visage, and Ross Matthews.

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In 2008, Ronan Farrow was awarded Refugees International's McCall-Pierpaoli Humanitarian Award for "extraordinary service to refugees and displaced people".

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In 2009, Ronan Farrow was named New York magazine's "New Activist" of the year and included on its list of individuals "on the verge of changing their worlds".

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Ronan Farrow was awarded an honorary doctorate by Dominican University of California in 2012.

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In February 2014, Ronan Farrow received the third annual Cronkite Award for "Excellence in Exploration and Journalism" from Reach the World, in recognition of his work since 2001, including his being a UNICEF Spokesperson for Youth in 2001.

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Some media outlets noted that the award came three days after Ronan Farrow Daily began airing and suggested that the award was therefore not justified.

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Ronan Farrow is the recipient of the Stonewall Community Foundation's 2016 Vision Award for his reporting on transgender issues.

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In July 2018, Ronan Farrow won the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association's Journalist of the Year award.

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Ronan Farrow stated in a response that he stood by his reporting.

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Ronan Farrow publicly identified as part of the LGBT community in 2018.

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Ronan Farrow began dating podcast host and former presidential speech writer Jon Lovett in 2011.

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Ronan Farrow's said that her father had a vasectomy years before Farrow's birth.

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Ronan Farrow said that Sinatra was splitting his time between Hawaii and Palm Springs with his wife Barbara Marx Sinatra and was in ill health during the time when Farrow would have been conceived.

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