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Overview (3)

Born in Roopville, Georgia, USA
Died in Los Angeles, USA  (complications from surgery)
Birth NameKeith Max Jackson

Mini Bio (1)

Keith Jackson was born on October 18, 1928 in Roopville, Georgia, USA as Keith Max Jackson. He was an actor, known for The Fortune Cookie (1966), Munich 1972: Games of the XX Olympiad (1972) and Coach (1989). He was married to Gertrude Ann "Truri Ann" Johnson. He died on January 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, USA.

Spouse (1)

Gertrude Ann "Truri Ann" Johnson (2 August 1952 - 12 January 2018) ( his death) ( 3 children)

Trade Mark (1)

His tone of voice when broadcasting

Trivia (7)

He retired as a college football announcer after the Fiesta Bowl, January 1999.
Jackson returned to the broadcast booth in the fall of 1999 and is still announcing college football for ABC. He broadcasts mostly west coast games in order to spend more time at home.
Attended Washington State Univesrity on the G.I. Bill where he got his start in broadcasting.
Has a star on the Cougar Walk of Fame in Pullman, Washington.
Inducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 1994.
One of the original three announcers in the NFL Monday Night Football (1970) booth.
Retired from ABC permanently in 2006.

Personal Quotes (1)

Whoa Nelly! [during sportscasts]

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