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Howard Cosell (1918–1995)


When you think of the words honesty, straight from the shoulder, and tell it like it is, you think of one man: Howard Cosell. Howard is best remembered as the greatest sportscaster in the history of sports. His way with words and ability of telling like it was, brought him fame not only in America, but all over the world. Perhaps, no one will ever... See full bio »

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Bananas Howard Cosell
(1971)
Run to Daylight Producer
(1964)
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The Odd Couple Howard Cosell
(1972-1975)

Filmography

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 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Ernie
- Casey at the Bat (1986) ... Ernie
 1984 Broadway Danny Rose
Howard Cosell
 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Commentator
- Win One for the Gipper??? (1983) ... Commentator (voice)
 1976 Two-Minute Warning
Howard Cosell
 1972-1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Howard Cosell
- Your Mother Wears Army Boots (1975) ... Howard Cosell
- Big Mouth (1972) ... Howard Cosell
 1973 The World's Greatest Athlete
Announcer
 1972 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode #6.14 (1972) ... Guest Performer
 1972 Fol-de-Rol (TV Movie)
The Storyteller
 1971 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)
Miles Taylor
- Sunday's Hero (1971) ... Miles Taylor
 1971 Bananas
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Hosted a 15-minute television program on Saturdays called "Little League Baseball School" in 1953. On the program on May 16, 1953 his guests were Tommy Henrich and Johnny Mize. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 6 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Mary Edith Abrams  (her death)  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[While announcing an Monday Night Football game] "Films from tonight's game should be taken to schools all across the country as an example of a study in futility." See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 1993 with Marty Glickman. See more »

Trademark:

Commanding, nasally voice See more »

Nickname:

"Humble" Howard Cosell

Star Sign:

Aries

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