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Ed Sabol

Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol

Full Name: Edwin Sabol
Profession: Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films

United States of America

Biography: Together with his son Steve, Ed Sabol founded NFL Films, which transformed the game of football, and allowed fans to get a closer look at the game.

Born: September 11, 1916
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: February 9, 2015 (aged 98)

Historical Events

  • 2011-02-05 Ed Sabol, co-founder of NFL Films, elected for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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