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Steve Sabol

Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films Steve Sabol

Full Name: Stephen Douglas Sabol
Profession: Filmmaker and Founder of NFL Films

United States of America

Biography: Together with his father Ed, he helped found NFL Films which allowed fans to get a closer look at the game of american football.

He went on to win 35 Emmy Awards and play a part in the founding of the NFL Network.

Born: October 2, 1942
Birthplace: Moorestown, New Jersey, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Died: September 18, 2012 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Brain cancer

Historical Events

  • 2013-02-12 At a ceremony in Philadelphia, the NFL pays tribute to the life of the late Steve Sabol and his many contributions to the league

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