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Red Barber (1908–1992)

Red Barber was born on February 17, 1908 in Columbus, Mississippi, USA as Walter Lanier Barber. He was an actor, known for 1949 MLB All-Star Game (1949), 1953 Orange Bowl (1953) and Brooklyn, I Love You (1946). He was married to Lylah Scarborough. He died on October 22, 1992 in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

1949 MLB All-Star Game
1949 MLB All-Star Game Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer
(1949)
1953 Orange Bowl
1953 Orange Bowl Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer
(1953)
Brooklyn, I Love You
(1946)
1954 Orange Bowl
1954 Orange Bowl Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer
(1954)

Filmography

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 1978 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Brooklyn Dodgers Announcer
- A Home Run for Love (1978) ... Brooklyn Dodgers Announcer (voice)
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Red Barber
- Hillbilly Whiz (1957) ... Red Barber
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Baseball Narration
- With Glory and Honor (1953) ... Baseball Narration
 1948 Athletic Stars (Short)
Narrator
 1948 Bundle from Brazil (Short)
'Red' Barber
 1947 Paramount Headliner: Try and Catch Me (Short)
Narrator
 1946 Ben Hogan (Short)
Narrator
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Trivia:

First recipient (with Mel Allen)of the Ford C. Frick Award (presented to a broadcaster for major contributions to baseball) in 1978. See more »

Nickname:

The Voice of the Dodgers

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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