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Bob Costas

TV sportscaster Bob Costas is known as a smart interviewer with encyclopedic knowledge and a devilish sense of humor. He was born in the borough of Queens, New York. He is the son of Jayne (Quinlan) and John George Costas, an electrical engineer. His father's roots are Greek, from the island of Kalymnos in the Aegean Sea, and his mother is of Irish... See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 21 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Cars 3: Driven to Win (Video Game)
Bob Cutlass (voice)
 2017 Cars 3
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 2006-2013 Family Guy (TV Series)
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- Turban Cowboy (2013) ... Bob Costas (voice)
- Petergeist (2006) ... Bob Costas (voice)
- Patriot Games (2006) ... Bob Costas (voice)
 2011 Moneyball
Sports Announcer (voice)
 2009 Monk (TV Series)
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- Mr. Monk Makes the Playoffs (2009) ... Bob Costas
 2006 The Trouble with Money (Short)
The Greek
 2006 Cars
Bob Cutlass (voice)
 1996-2001 Arli$$ (TV Series)
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- The Price of Their Toys (2001) ... Bob Costas
- The Cult of Celebrity (1999) ... Bob Costas
- Taking One for the Team (1999) ... Bob Costas
- A Man of Our Times (1996) ... Bob Costas
 2001 Pootie Tang
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 2001 Spin City (TV Series)
Bob Costas
- Minor League (2001) ... Bob Costas (voice)
 1998 Voltron: The Third Dimension (TV Series)
Air Show Announcer
- Escape from Bastille-12 (1998) ... Air Show Announcer (voice)
 1998 BASEketball
Bob Costas
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Bob Costas
- As My Career Lay Dying (1998) ... Bob Costas
 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
- Love Bites Dog (1996) ... Jake (voice)
 1995 Open Season
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 1994 The Paper
Bob Costas
 1990 Camp Candy (TV Series)
- Robin's Ark (1990) ... (voice)
- Dear Mom and Dad (1990) ... (voice)
- Candy Springs (1990) ... (voice)
 1990 NBA on NBC (TV Series)
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Author of "Fair Ball: A Fan's Case for Baseball" (2000, Main Street Books). See more »

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4 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Baseball isn't brain surgery. I just make sure I'm not frivolous at the expense of the game. See more »


Had made it known that he despises the often-used phrase that a player or team can "control their own destiny." He claims that if it truly is 'destiny,' there is nothing any team or player can do to change it. See more »

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