Jim McKay

Jim McKay
1921 - 2008

Jim McKay  American TV Personality


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American TV Personality Jim McKay was born James Kenneth McManus on 24th September, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 7th Jun 2008 at his farm in Monkton, Md. aged 86. He is most remembered for Host of Wide World of Sports. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Jim McKay is a member of the following lists: American male journalists, People from Monkton, Maryland and Track and field broadcasters.


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First Name Jim
Last Name McKay
Full Name at Birth James Kenneth McManus
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th September, 1921
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 7th June, 2008
Place of Death at his farm in Monkton, Md.
Cause of Death natural causes
Height 5' 6¾" (170 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University BA, Loyola College (1943)
Occupation Text TV Sportscaster
Occupation TV Personality
Claim to Fame Host of Wide World of Sports
Year(s) Active 1955–2000 2002 2006, 1955–2000, 2002, 2006

James Kenneth McManus (September 24, 1921 – June 7, 2008), better known by his professional name of Jim McKay, was an American television sports journalist.

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Jacob martinezSep 10, 2009

Great American i saw his live and his aportations in HBO Rest in peace.

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