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Howard Cosell

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

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• Was editor of the New York University Law Review.

• During his pre-TV career as an attorney, he represented Willie Mays.

• In a 1970s TV GUIDE poll, Cosell was named the most popular — and least popular — sportscaster.

• Played himself in three Woody Allen films (1971's Bananas, 1973's Sleeper and 1984's Broadway Danny Rose).

• Was on the faculty of Brown University and lectured at Yale.

• Authored three autobiographies.

• Was portrayed by John Turturro in Monday Night Mayhem, a 2002 TV-movie about his years on Monday Night Football with Frank Gifford and Don Meredith.