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Jim McKay

Jim McKayAKA James Kenneth McManus

Born: 24-Sep-1921
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 7-Jun-2008
Location of death: Monkton, MD
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, McKay Family Farm, Monkton, MD

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Host of Wide World of Sports

Military service: US Navy (1943-46)

Host of Olympics coverage and Wide World of Sports since 1961.

Wife: Margaret Dempsey (m. 1948, until his death, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Mary Edwina
Son: Sean Joseph McManus

    University: BA, Loyola College in Maryland (1943)

    Peabody 1988
    Emmy 1990 Lifetime Achievement

    TELEVISION
    Wide World of Sports Host (1961-80)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Run for Your Life (Apr-2008) · Himself
    Miracle (2-Feb-2004) · Himself
    Running (30-Oct-1979)
    The World's Greatest Athlete (14-Feb-1973) · Himself


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