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Dick Ebersol

Biography

Sportscaster best find out like a longtime maker and professional for NBC Sports activities. He was called The MOST EFFECTIVE Person in Sports activities by The Sports Information in 1996. He went to Yale University or college but fallen out to be an Olympic researcher for ABC sports activities. He miraculously survived a aircraft crash in Colorado in 2004. He wedded celebrity Susan Saint Wayne in 1981. They possess children called Willie and Charlie. His Emmy for Life time Achievement was offered to him by boxing story Muhammad Ali in ’09 2009.

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Full Name Dick Ebersol
Date Of Birth July 28, 1947
Place Of Birth Connecticut
Profession Sportscaster
Education Yale University
Nationality American
Spouse Susan Saint James, Susan Stafford
Children Charlie Ebersol, Willie Ebersol
Parents Charles R. Ebersol, Mary Duncan Ebersol
Awards Sports Lifetime Achievement Award, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Sports Special, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Sports Series, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Event Turnaround, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Special, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Open/Tease, The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches Sports Event Coverage, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Feature, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Playoff Coverage, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Programs, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming Short Format, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design and Title Sequences, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement - Episodic
Nominations Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show - Weekly, TCA Career Achievement Award, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show - Daily, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Long Feature, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming, PGA Television Producer of the Year Award in Variety Television, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement - Institutional, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches - Long Form
TV Shows Saturday Night's Main Event
Star Sign Leo

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1 In 2006, along with his wife, Susan Saint James, he donated $1.3 million to "The Gunnery" to help pay for a new dormitory in memory of their son, Teddy, killed in a plane crash.
2 Inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 2005.
3 On November 28, 2004, a charter plane carrying him and two of his sons, crashed and burst into flames during takeoff in Colorado, killing three people, including his son, Edward (Teddy), aged 14, and seriously injuring Ebersol and son, Charlie Ebersol, age 21.
4 Norm MacDonald was fired from Saturday Night Live (1975) after told an unflattering joke about him.
5 He placed the highest bid ($50,000.00) in a charity auction in 2003 for the privilege of knowing who Carly Simon wrote about in her song "You're So Vain".
6 Uncle of actress Christa Miller.
7 Was executive assistant to Roone Arledge, president, ABC Sports.
8 Dropped out of Yale to work as researcher for ABC Sports at 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympic Games. Later returned to university and obtained degree.
9 Children: Harmony Lucas, Sunshine Lucas, William James Ebersol, Charlie Ebersol and Edward ("Teddy") Ebersol.
10 In 1996, he suffered a heart attack.
11 The Sporting News magazine ranked him #1 of 100 most powerful people in sports, 1996. Had been ranked 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 70th in previous years.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NBC Sunday Night Football TV Series producer - 1 episode, 2011 executive producer - 1 episode, 2011
The Kentucky Derby 2011 TV Movie executive producer
Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games 2010 TV Mini-Series executive producer: Olympic Games and opening ceremony - 2010
The Kentucky Derby 2009 TV Movie executive producer
Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad 2008 TV Mini-Series executive producer - 3 episodes
Barbaro: A Nation's Horse 2007 TV Movie executive producer
Turin 2006: XX Olympic Winter Games 2006 TV Mini-Series executive producer
Ironman Triathlon World Championship 2004 TV Movie documentary executive producer
Athens 2004 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony 2004 TV Movie executive producer
Salt Lake City 2002: XIX Olympic Winter Games 2002 TV Mini-Series producer
XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony 2002 TV Movie executive producer
2000 MLB All-Star Game 2000 TV Special executive producer
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy 1998 Video documentary executive producer
1998 MLB All-Star Game 1998 TV Special executive producer
Later with Bob Costas 1988-1991 TV Series executive producer - 12 episodes
Saturday Night's Main Event 1985-1988 TV Series executive producer - 16 episodes
Saturday Night Live 1975-1985 TV Series executive producer - 92 episodes
The Midnight Special 1980-1981 TV Series producer - 14 episodes
ABC's Wide World of Sports 1961 TV Series segment producer - 1967-1974
Major League Baseball on NBC 1947 TV Series executive producer - 1975

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today 1977-1980 TV Series senior production executive - 16 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games 2010 TV Mini-Series written by
Later with Bob Costas TV Series 2 episodes, 1989 creator - 1 episode, 1993
Friday Night 1987 TV Series creator - 1 episode

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1970 MLB All-Star Game 1970 TV Special
1969 MLB All-Star Game 1969 TV Special
1968 MLB All-Star Game 1968 TV Special
1967 World Series 1967 TV Mini-Series
1967 MLB All-Star Game 1967 TV Special

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike 2016 TV Series Himself - Former Chief of NBC Sports
Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
30 for 30 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
The History of WWE: 50 Years of Sports Entertainment 2013 Video documentary Himself
Saturday Night Live Backstage 2011 TV Special documentary Himself
WWE Hall of Fame 2010 2010 TV Special Himself
Biography 2009 TV Series documentary Himself - Exec Prod, Saturday Night Live
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 2006 TV Series Himself - Head of NBC Sports (segment "The Negotiator")
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... 2006 TV Series Himself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2006 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found 2005 TV Special documentary Himself
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live 2005 TV Special documentary Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Saturday Night Live 25 1999 TV Special documentary Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary 1989 TV Special Himself
Saturday Night Live 1982-1984 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WWE: McMahon 2006 Video Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Live Sports Series NBC Sunday Night Football (2006) · Sam Flood (executive producer)
· Mark Lazarus (executive producer)
· Fred Gaudelli (producer)
· Kaare Numme (replay producer)
· Charles Dammeyer (segment producer)
· Michele Froman (segment producer)
· Ken Hirdt (segment producer)
· Drew Esocoff (director)
· Ryan Billie (associate producer)
· Erin Bollendorf (associate producer)
· Drew Devine (associate producer)
· Wade Junco (associate producer)
· Andrew Macchio (associate producer)
· Timothy Nelson (associate producer)
· Vincent Rao (associate producer)
· Craig Rothberg (associate producer)
· Julie Schwarz (associate producer)
·
2012 Emmy Sports Emmy Awards Outstanding Playoff Coverage NBC Sunday Night Football (2006) · Fred Gaudelli (producer)
· Rob Hyland (producer)
· Tom Roy (co-producer)
· Matthew Marvin (replay producer)
· Charlie Vanacore (replay producer)
· Charles Dammeyer (segment producer)
· Israel DeHerrera (segment producer)
· Ken Hirdt (segment producer)
· Kaare Numme (segment producer)
· Betsy Riley (segment producer)
· Alex Stern (segment producer)
· Rebecca Chatman (sideline producer)
· Michele Froman (sideline producer)
· Drew Esocoff (director)
· Artie Kempner (director)
· Bryant Anderson (associate producer)
· Ryan Billie (associate producer)
· Erin Bollendorf (associate pro
2009 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special Class Programs Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad (2008) · David Neal (producer)
2009 Lifetime Achievement Award Sports Emmy Awards
2006 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Turin 2006: XX Olympic Winter Games (2006) · David Neal (producer)
· Molly Solomon (producer)
1985 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Graphic and Title Design Friday Night Videos (1983) · Rocky Morton (title designer)
· Annabel Jankel (title designer)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 Career Achievement Award Television Critics Association Awards
2010 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special Class Programs Vancouver 2010: XXI Olympic Winter Games (2010) · David Neal (producer)
2007 PGA Award PGA Awards Outstanding Producer of Variety Television Turin 2006: XX Olympic Winter Games (2006) · David Neal
· Molly Solomon
2005 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad (2004) · David Neal (producer)
· Jim Bell (producer)
2002 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony (2002) · Don Mischer (executive producer)
· David J. Goldberg (producer)
· Geoff Bennett (producer)
· Kenny Ortega (producer)
· David Neal (producer)


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