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Frank Gifford (1930–2015)

Frank Gifford was born on August 16, 1930 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Frank Newton Gifford. He is known for his work on NFL Monday Night Football (1970), Super Bowl XXIX (1995) and 1987 Florida Citrus Bowl (1987). He was married to Kathie Lee Gifford, Astrid Gifford and Maxine Avis Ewart. He died on August 9, 2015 in Riverside, Connecticut... See full bio »

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Known For

NFL Monday Night Football
NFL Monday Night Football Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer / Himself - Color Commentator / Studio Host
Super Bowl XXIX
Super Bowl XXIX Himself - Color Commentator
1987 Florida Citrus Bowl
1987 Florida Citrus Bowl Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1992 USF&G Sugar Bowl
1992 USF&G Sugar Bowl Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer


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 2009 Psych (TV Series)
Frank Gifford - Color Commentator
- Any Given Friday Night at 10PM, 9PM Central (2009) ... Frank Gifford - Color Commentator (voice)
 1996 Jerry Maguire
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 1995 Kathie Lee's Rock n' Tots Cafe: A Christmas 'Giff' (Video short)
The Giff (voice)
 1993 ABC Monday Night Football (Video Game) (voice)
 1989 Life Goes On (TV Series)
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- Corky Witnesses a Crime (1989) ... Frank Gifford
 1984 Webster (TV Series)
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- You Can't Go Home Again (1984) ... Frank Gifford
 1984 1984 Summer Olympics Highlights (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
Cameo appearance
- How Much for a Prince? (1964) ... Cameo appearance
 1960 Turnpike Cop
 1959 Up Periscope
Ensign Cy Mount
 1958 Darby's Rangers
Squad Member (uncredited)
 1954 Sign of the Pagan
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1953 Walking My Baby Back Home
College Student
 1953 The All American
Stan Pomeroy
 1952 Bonzo Goes to College
Football Player (uncredited)
 1952 Sally and Saint Anne
McCarthy's Son (uncredited)
 1951 The Unknown Man
Law Student at Commencement (uncredited)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Self (84 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (14 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ads: Modeled Jantzen swimwear along with fellow football-star Paul Hornung in a series of 1950s magazine ads. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

F. Newton Gifford


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Had an affair with flight attendant Suzen Johnson in 1997; the one-time encounter was allegedly arranged, paid for, and taped by the Globe tabloid. See more »

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