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Name: Rupert Murdoch                                                           
Born: 11 March 1931 Melbourne, Australia                                       
Keith Rupert Murdoch, AC, (born Melbourne, March 11, 1931), usually known as   
Rupert Murdoch, is an Australian-American global media tycoon. He is the major 
shareholder, chairman and managing director of News Corporation (News Corp).   
Beginning with newspapers, magazines and television stations in his native     
Australia, Murdoch expanded News Corp into the UK, US and Asian media markets. 
In recent years has become a leading investor in satellite television, the film 
industry, the Internet and media. News Corp is based in New York.               
According to the 2007 Forbes 400, Murdoch is the 33rd wealthiest American, with 
a networth of $8.8 billion. He was made a Grand-Officer in the Order of St.     
Gregory the Great by Pope John Paul II.