|Date of Birth||27 November 1916, Aurora, Illinois, USA|
|Date of Death||5 August 2002, Northridge, California, USA (injuries suffered in a fall)|
|Birth Name||Francis Dayle Hearn|
|Height||6' 3" (1.91 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
One of the most recognizable voices in Los Angeles, Francis Dayle Hearn, better known as "Chick" was the play-by-play voice of the Los Angeles Lakers for from 1960 to 2002. Known for his witty comments during the game and lightning-quick reactions to the play on the court, Hearn was as well-known a personality as some of the past Laker greats including Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Magic Johnson, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Originally from Illinois, Hearn came to Los Angeles in 1956 and did radio and TV work in a variety of sports before getting his gig with the Lakers. He was also the long-time host of "Bowling for Dollars." Hearn has also done the play-by-play for other sports including the 1992 Summer Olympics.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ken Severson; updated by Daniel Frank Webster
|Marge Jeffers||(13 August 1937 - 5 August 2002) (his death) (2 children)|