Bob Costas

Bob Costas

Age
62
Birthday
Mar. 22nd, 1952
Born in
Queens, New York, USA
Height
5' 7"

Bob Costas' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Sunday Night Football TV Show
Sunday Night Football
Inside the NFL TV Show
Inside the NFL
Beyond the Glory TV Show
Beyond the Glory
Costas Now TV Show
Costas Now
Later with Bob Costas TV Show
Later with Bob Costas
On the Record with Bob Costas TV Show
On the Record with Bob Costas
 

Main Movie Roles

2006 - Cars
2005 - Coach Carter
2001 - Pootie Tang
2000 - Michael Jordan to the Max
1998 - BASEketball
1994 - The Paper
1994 - The Scout
1992 - Mr. Baseball

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself
5
Bob Costas (Voiced)
3
Himself - NBC Commentator (segment "Stat Man")
3
Himself
3
Himself
3
Himself
3
Himself - Guest
2
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BIOGRAPHY:

TV sportscaster known as a smart interviewer with encyclopedic knowledge and a devilish sense of humor.


TRIVIA:
  • Apart from his normal sportscasting duties, Costas also announced periodic dog-sled and elevator races on _"Late Night with David Letterman" (1982)_ (qv).
  • The first time he visited baseball legend Stan Musial's St. Louis eatery, left a $3.31 tip in homage to the Cardinal great's lifetime batting average (.331).
  • Attended Syracuse University in New York.
  • Had made it known that he despises the often-used phrase that a player or team can "control their own destiny." He claims that if it truly is 'destiny,' there is nothing any team or player can do to change it.
  • NBC sportscaster (1980- ).
  • Graduated Commack High School South, Class of '70 The first class to graduate from that school.
  • Recipient of the 'Curt Gowdy' (qv) Award (awarded to members of the electronic and print media for outstanding contributions to basketball) in 1999.
  • For his fortieth birthday, Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa allowed him to manage the club during a spring training game.


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