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Howard Cosell

Howard CosellAKA Howard William Cohen

Born: 25-Mar-1918
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, NC
Died: 23-Apr-1995
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Westhampton Cemetery, Westhampton, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sports Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Straight-shooting, toupee-wearing commentator

Wife: Mary Edith Abrams (m. 1944, d. 1990, two children)

    University: BA English, New York University (1938)
    Law School: JD, New York University School of Law (1941)
    Teacher: Yale Law School

    The New York Daily News Columnist (1986-)
    Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity
    Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1995
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Parodied As A Muppet Showered Rosell
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Toupee

    TELEVISION
    Monday Night Football Co-Host (1970-83)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Johnny Be Good (25-Mar-1988) · Himself
    Broadway Danny Rose (27-Jan-1984) · Himself
    Two Minute Warning (12-Nov-1976) · Himself
    The World's Greatest Athlete (14-Feb-1973) · Himself
    The 500 Pound Jerk (2-Jan-1973) · Himself
    Bananas (28-Apr-1971) · Himself

Rotten Library Page:
Howard Cosell

Author of books:
Cosell (1973, memoir)
Like It Is (1974, memoir)
I Never Played the Game (1985, essays, with Peter Bonventure)
What's Wrong with Sports (1991, with Shelby Whitfield)


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