Bob Costas

Bob Costas

Mar. 22nd, 1952
Born in
Queens, New York, USA
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
Later with Bob Costas TV Show
Later with Bob Costas
Beyond the Glory TV Show
Beyond the Glory
Costas Now TV Show
Costas Now
On the Record with Bob Costas TV Show
On the Record with Bob Costas

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


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

  • Carries a 'Mickey Mantle' (qv) baseball card in his wallet.
  • Ranked #6 by the American Sportscasters Association in its list of the Top 50 Sportscasters of All-Time (January 2009).
  • Is of Greek and Irish heritage.
  • NBC sportscaster (1980- ).
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Recipient of the 'Curt Gowdy' (qv) Award (awarded to members of the electronic and print media for outstanding contributions to basketball) in 1999.
  • Children: Keith (b. 1986) and Taylor (b. 1989).

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