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Heywood Broun

Biography

American journalist and founder from the American Paper Guild. He fell away from Harvard to start out writing baseball tales in the sports activities section of the brand new York Morning hours Telegraph. He was friends using the Marx Brothers and was an integral part of the Algonquin Circular Desk — a famous group of NEW YORK authors, critics, and stars who met each day for lunchtime from 1919 to 1929 with Harpo Marx. He previously a son along with his initial wife, article writer and feminist Ruth Hale. He was an associate of the famous Algonquin Circular Desk with Dorothy Parker.

Quick Facts


Full Name Heywood Broun
Date Of Birth December 7, 1888
Died December 18, 1939, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Brooklyn, NY
Profession Journalist
Education Harvard University
Nationality American
Spouse Ruth Hale
Children Heywood Hale Broun
Parents Heywood C. Broun, Henrietta Marie Brose
Movies Housesitter, The Ten-Year Lunch, For Pete's Sake, Black Like Me
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1 Broun's mother, Ruth Hale, was an ardent early feminist and also considered America's first female movie critic.
2 Longtime sports commentator, especially with CBS Sports and News where he was noted for his eloquent speaking manner, his trademark handlebar moustache, and the colorful and garish sport coats which he wore while reporting. a handlebar mustache and known for his colorful sport coats.
3 Son of the U.S. journalist Heywoood Broun (1888 - 1939).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
HouseSitter 1992 Travis
For Pete's Sake 1974 Judge Hiller
Some Kind of a Nut 1969 Heywood Hale Broun
The Defenders 1963-1965 TV Series Charles Kane / Dr. Lillis
The Patty Duke Show 1963-1964 TV Series Mr. Fleming / Mr. Mickel
The Doctors and the Nurses 1964 TV Series Hentley
Black Like Me 1964
Car 54, Where Are You? 1961-1963 TV Series Julius / Thompson - Pet Store Customer / Health Commissioner Herbert Willoughby / ...
The United States Steel Hour 1954-1962 TV Series Joe Pilver / Bartender / Duffy / ...
'Way Out 1961 TV Series Mr. Petard
Our American Heritage 1961 TV Series
Summer in New York 1960 TV Movie
The DuPont Show of the Month 1960 TV Series Postmaster
The Ballad of Louie the Louse 1959 TV Movie
The Phil Silvers Show 1955-1957 TV Series Asst. Manager / Major Spangler, MD / Parker
Robert Montgomery Presents 1952-1957 TV Series
The Jackie Gleason Show 1954-1957 TV Series Garcon / Walter Jenson / Neighbor Taylor
Producers' Showcase 1956 TV Series Sheriff
Kraft Theatre 1954-1955 TV Series
Studio One in Hollywood 1954 TV Series Deskman
The Fifty-First Dragon 1954 Short Narrator (as Heywood Broun)
Jamie 1954 TV Series Violin Teacher
It Should Happen to You 1954 Sour Man in Central Park (uncredited)
Mister Peepers 1953 TV Series Fabian / Realty Agent
Tales of Tomorrow 1953 TV Series
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse 1951 TV Series
Lights Out 1951 TV Series Man #1
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse 1950 TV Series
Danger 1950 TV Series
The Clock 1950 TV Series

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Fifty-First Dragon 1954 Short original story - as Heywood Broun

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 1999-2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Woodie's World 2003 TV Series Himself
Television in America: An Autobiography 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Would You Kindly Direct Me to Hell?: The Infamous Dorothy Parker 1994 TV Short documentary Commentator
When It Was a Game 2 1992 TV Movie documentary Himself (voice)
American Masters 1987 TV Series documentary Himself - Host
CBS News Sunday Morning 1979-1985 TV Series documentary Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1976 TV Series Himself - Sportscaster
The Triple Crown of Racing 1973 TV Mini-Series Himself - Commentator
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1968-1971 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
The David Frost Show 1971 TV Series Himself
Man on the Moon: The Epic Journey of Apollo XI 1969 TV Mini-Series Himself - Reporter
The Odd Couple 1968 Himself - Sports Writer (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ted Williams 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1976 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Sports Personality For various CBS Sports programs.
1969 Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Achievement within Regularly Scheduled News CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite (1962)


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#Quote
1 The tragedy of life is not that man loses, but that he almost wins.
2 Sports do not build character. They reveal it.


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