Jeanne Parr, Actor Chris Noth's Mom and CBS News Correspondent, Dead at 92
By John Boone
One of CBS network's first female correspondents has died at the age of 92.
Jeanne Parr, a pioneer in her field and mother of The Good Wife actor Chris Noth, died on Friday, ET has confirmed.
"My mother lived fiercely with courage and love," Noth told People. "She never accepted anything less than her dreams and she wanted those same qualities for her children. She lived long and died surrounded by those she loved and who loved her."
Parr began her career in Madison, Wisconsin, before she was scouted to work as a weather girl on the Jim Jensen Show in New York. She was promoted to correspondent and reported for CBS throughout the '60s and '70s. In 1978, she landed her own talk show, The Jeanne Parr Show.
She also produced documentaries during her life and wrote a book, The Superwives, about the spouses of famous athletes.
Parr and her late husband, Charles, had three children: Charles Jr., who she iconically posed with on the cover of Time magazine in 1948; Chris, who starred as Detective Mike Logan on Law & Order and Mr. Big on Sex and the City, and Michael.
Legendary 60 Minutes newsman Morley Safer also recently died at the age of 84. Look back on his life in the video below.