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Born in Zweibrücken, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Birth NameRonald Joseph MacLean

Mini Bio (1)

Ron MacLean was born on April 12, 1960 in Zweibrücken, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Ronald Joseph MacLean. He is an actor, known for Battle of the Blades (2009), The Alberta 100: A Centennial Countdown (2005) and Love Disease (2000). He has been married to Cari MacLean since September 1984.

Spouse (1)

Cari MacLean (September 1984 - present)

Trivia (11)

He was appointed Honorary Colonel of 1 Air Movements Squadron on 20 March, 2000.
He was born in Germany but grew up in Western Canada
He has won four Gemini Award as Best Sports Broadcaster: two for his work on HNIC, one for The Legends of Hockey, and one for the Summer Olympics in Atlanta
Hosted CBC's coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta and the Commonwealth Games in Victoria in 1994.
Host of CBC's coverage of the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano.
Threatened to leave Hockey Night In Canada (1952) if a contract agreement wasn't reached, this sparked a huge debate, a deal was reached 2 days later
Received Gemini Award for Best Sports Broadcaster for Hockey Night in Canada
Is a Level 5 referee for the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, he also plays hockey twice a week
Grew up and lives in Oakville, Ontario, Canada
His mother died of pancreatic cancer on August 20th, 2008 while he was covering the Olympics in Beijing, China. He announced he would return to Canada to be with his family.
Hockey Night In Canada Co-host [2003]

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