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Chick Hearn

Chick HearnAKA Francis Dayle Hearn

Born: 27-Nov-1916
Birthplace: Aurora, IL
Died: 5-Aug-2002
Location of death: Northridge, CA
Cause of death: Accident - Fall
Remains: Buried, Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Legendary basketball announcer

Wife: Marge Jeffers (m. 13-Aug-1937, until his death, one son, one daughter)
Son: Gary (d. 1-Jun-1972 drug overdose)
Daughter: Samantha (d. 24-May-1991 anorexia/pneumonia)

    High School: Marmion Academy, Aurora, IL
    University: Bradley University

    Basketball Hall of Fame 9-May-1991
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6755 Hollywood Blvd.
    Heart Bypass Operation 2001
    Brain Injury 2-Aug-2002
    Brain Surgery 4-Aug-2002

    Love & Basketball (26-Jan-2000) · Himself
    Longshot (2000)
    Wrongfully Accused (23-Jul-1998)
    Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault (23-Nov-1996) · Himself
    Airborne (17-Sep-1993)
    White Men Can't Jump (27-Mar-1992)
    Heart Condition (2-Feb-1990) · Himself
    Big Business (10-Jun-1988) · Sports Announcer
    Body Slam (1987)
    Volunteers (16-Aug-1985) · Announcer
    Fletch (31-May-1985) · Himself
    ...All the Marbles (16-Oct-1981) · Himself
    The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (15-May-1981)
    The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (21-Nov-1979) · Himself
    The Gambler (Oct-1974)
    The Love Bug (24-Dec-1968)
    The Loved One (11-Oct-1965) · Supporting Cast

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