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William Nack

William Nack was born on February 10, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as William Louis Nack. He is a writer and actor, known for Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion (1995), Life Itself (2014) and Barbaro (2008). See full bio »

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Life Itself
Life Itself Himself
Barbaro Himself
ESPN SportsCentury


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (2 credits)
 2010 Secretariat (book "Secretariat: The Making of a Champion" - suggestion)
 1999 Rocky Marciano (TV Movie) (article)
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (1 credit)
 2010 Secretariat
Reporter #3 (as Bill Nack)
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 2010 Secretariat (consultant)
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 2014 Life Itself (Documentary)
 2013 60 Minutes Sports (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Horse Racing Historian (segment "Dark Horse")
- Dark Horse/Anatomy of a Nasty Pitch/Darts Wonderland (2013) ... Himself - Horse Racing Historian (segment "Dark Horse")
 2011 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Narrator
- Charismatic (2011) ... Himself - Narrator
 2008 Barbaro (TV Movie documentary)
 2000-2006 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Marvelous Marvin Hagler (2006) ... Himself
- George Foreman (2004) ... Himself
- Steffi Graf (2004) ... Himself
- Rick Pitino (2004) ... Himself
- Barry Sanders (2003) ... Himself
 2004-2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
- Best Boxers (2006) ... Himself
- Best U.S. Opens (2006) ... Himself
- Most Underrated (2006) ... Himself
- Greatest Fights (2006) ... Himself
- Best MLB Teams (2005) ... Himself
 2005 The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... (TV Series)
 2003 Legendary Nights (TV Series documentary)
- The Tale of Chavez vs. Taylor (2003) ... Himself
 1995 Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - writer

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Ruffian: A Race Track Romance". New York: ESPN Books. ISBN-10: 1933060301; ISBN-13: 9781933060309 See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Nack

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Senior writer for Sports Illustrated from 1979-2001. See more »

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