Date of Birth:
27 November 1916
Chick Hearn played in 1 movies in the Action, Comedy, Thriller genres.
Chick Hearn got succeed with average imdb rating 5.4.
Long-time play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Host of TV game-show "Bowling for Dollars."
Had only missed two Laker games, both times due to poor weather.
Son, Gary, died of a drug overdose on June 1, 1972. Daughter, Samantha, died of pneumonia May 24, 1991, brought on by anorexia.
Wife Marge was his high school sweetheart.
Hearn began his career covering Bradley University (which he attended), and the Peoria Caterpillars basketball team. He moved to Los Angeles in 1956 to announce football and basketball games for the University of Southern California. He was hosting a popular daily radio sports show when the Lakers, who had moved from Minneapolis in 1960, asked him to join their new broadcast team during the 1961 NBA playoffs.
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