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Foster Hewitt (1902–1985)

Foster Hewitt was born on November 21, 1902 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Foster William Alfred Hewitt. He is known for his work on First Performance (1955), Hockey: Canada's National Game (1932) and Hockey Night in Canada (1952). He died on April 21, 1985 in Scarborough, Toronto. See full bio »

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Known For

First Performance
First Performance Miscellaneous Crew
Hockey Night in Canada
Hockey Night in Canada Play-by-Play (1953-1986)
The 1970 Stanley Cup Finals
The 1970 Stanley Cup Finals Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer


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 1952 Hockey Night in Canada (TV Series)
Play-by-Play (1953-1986) (as Bill Hewitt)
 1932 Hockey: Canada's National Game
Narrator (voice)
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 1957 First Performance (TV Series) (technical advisor - 1 episode)
- Ice on Fire (1957) ... (technical advisor - as Bill Hewitt)
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 2014 The 8-Bit Cup (Documentary short) (in memory of)
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 2017 The NHL: 100 Years (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Archival
 1972 1972 NHL All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer - CBC (as Bill Hewitt)
 1970 The 1970 Stanley Cup Finals (TV Series)
Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer (as Bill Hewitt)
 1952 Spotlight No. 3 (Documentary short)
 1930 The Battered Mug (Documentary short)
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 2006 Canada Russia '72 (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Himself
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Himself
 1996 Legends of Hockey (TV Movie documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Bill Hewitt

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He shoots, he scores.


Legendary hockey play-by-play announcer See more »


"Hello, Canada, and hockey fans in the United States and Newfoundland". (Opening to his broadcasts on Hockey Night In Canada)

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