Al Michaels

Television Sportscaster Al Michaels
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Full Name: Alan Michaels
Profession: Television Sportscaster

United States of America

Biography: Now employed by NBC Sports after nearly three decades (1977–2006) with ABC Sports, he is perhaps best known for his many years of calling play-by-play of National Football League games, including nearly two decades with Monday Night Football.

He is also known for famous calls in other sports, including the Miracle on Ice ("Do you believe in miracles?") at the 1980 Winter Olympics and the earthquake-interrupted Game 3 of the 1989 World Series.

Born: November 12, 1944
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Age: 78 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 1966-08-27 American sportscaster Al Michaels (21) weds Linda Stamaton

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