Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker Jr. (August 20, 1954) is an American television personality, weatherman, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. Roker also appears occasionally on NBC Nightly News. He holds an expired American Meteorological Society Television Seal #238.
On November 12, 2014, 10 PM EST, Roker attempted to beat the previous unofficial world record for an uninterrupted live weather report of 33 hours held by Norwegian weather broadcaster Eli Kari Gjengedal. On November 14, 2014, 8 AM EST, Roker set the new official Guinness World Record by reporting for 34 hours.