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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 10 May 1955Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Birth NameChristopher James Berman
Nicknames Boomer
The Swami
Height 6' 3½" (1.92 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Chris Berman was born on May 10, 1955 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA as Christopher James Berman. He is an actor, known for 1998 NFL Draft (1998), 1997 NFL Draft (1997) and The Greatest Game Ever Played (2008). He has been married to Kathy Alexinski since July 23, 1983. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Kathy Alexinski (23 July 1983 - present) (2 children)

Trade Mark (4)

Gives nicknames to almost all sports athletes he talks about
Home run call. "Back, back, back, back. Gone."
Touchdown call: "He-could-go-all-the-way!"
Football running call: "Whoop!"

Trivia (9)

Attended Brown University
Inducted into the Brown University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1991. He was ranked number 90 on The Sporting News' 1995 Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports.
Two children: Meredith (b. 1986) and Douglas (b. 1987).
Is a Buffalo Bills fan and is best friends with ex-QB Jim Kelly.
His trademark nicknames actually started by accident. According to him, he and his buddies used to drink what they called "Frank Tanana Daquiris", and one day on camera, when he mentioned Frank Tanana, he ended up saying Frank Tanana Daquiri without even thinking about it. This caused the technical director to shout "What?!" in his ear, and one of the camera men starting laughing so hard he was actually shaking the camera up and down.
Winner of the 2010 Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, given annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame "for longtime exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football".
Is a Buffalo Bills fan and is best friends with Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly.
Is an avid fan of the Canadian Football League (CFL); he is known to cover CFL games on a regular basis.
Appeared, with Dan Marino and Angie Everhart, in a commercial for "Nutrisystem for Men".

Personal Quotes (2)

[on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers] This is the franchise that invented losing.
Nobody circles the wagons like the Buffalo Bills.

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