Jack Wyatt

John Francis Minford "Jack" Wyatt (August 19, 1917 – April 4, 2008) was an advertising executive and television host from New York City and Dallas, Texas, who, during his early fifties, was ordained as an Episcopalian priest. From 1958 to 1959, he was the interviewer on the ABC crime/drama reality show, Confession, in which he quizzed convicted criminals on the air to determine the root causes of their lawlessness. He also hosted a local version of Confession on WFAA-TV, Channel 8, in Dallas prior to the network's decision to pick up the program in the summer of 1958.

Personal facts

Birth dateAugust 19, 1917
Birth nameJohn Francis Minford Wyatt
Birth place
Kansas City Missouri , Missouri , United States
Date of deathApril 04, 2008
Place of death
Texas , Rockport Texas , United States
New York City , Dallas , Oklahoma City , Durant Oklahoma , Rockport Texas
St Augustine's College Canterbury
University of London


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