Marv Albert

Marv Albert

  • Highest Rated: 85% Trainwreck (2015)
  • Lowest Rated: 5% The Cookout (2004)
  • Birthday: Jun 12, 1941
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Began a lengthy career at Madison Square Garden as a New York Knicks ball boy, then as an assistant for basketball radio play-by-play man Marty Glickman. Marv was the voice of the Knicks from 1967 to 2004 and the voice of hockey's New York Rangers from 1965 to '95. Appeared regularly on Late Night with David Letterman and on Letterman's Late Show, narrating sports blooper reels and commenting on other sports at large. Called NBA and NFL games on NBC and the NBA for TNT and YES Network, along with Monday Night Football radio play-by-play. In addition to the NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Playoffs, Albert's big-game experience includes work on the Super Bowl, World Series, Wimbledon and Breeders' Cup. Pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault charges in 1997 brought forth by a Virginia woman with whom he had a 10-year relationship. Albert was given a 12-month suspended sentence and was fired by NBC, only to be brought back for the 2000-01 NBA season. Inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1993 and the Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame in 2006; has also been named New York State Sportscaster of the Year 20 times. Coined signature phrases in basketball (Yesssss!) and hockey (Kick save, and a beauty!), while always injecting dry humor into a broadcast. Nicknamed long-time NBA partner Mike Fratello "the Czar of the Telestrator." In 2011, joined CBS to do play-by-play coverage for NFL games.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

69% Bleed For This Announcers at Duran Fight $5.1M 2016
85% Trainwreck Himself 2015
45% Just Wright Himself $21.6M 2010
29% The Game Plan Himself $90.6M 2007
No Score Yet NBA Hardwood Classics: Dazzling Dunks & Basketball Bloopers Actor 2006
5% The Cookout Marv Albert $11.6M 2004
18% Eddie Himself 1996
9% Celtic Pride Himself 1996
50% Forget Paris Himself 1995
17% Cookie Voice of the New York Knicks 1989
41% Remo Williams - The Adventure Begins Sports Announcer 1985
No Score Yet The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Himself 1979
71% Separate Tables Producer 1958

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Late Show With David Letterman
1993-2015
Guest
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Marriage Ref
2010-2011
Announcer
  • 2011
  • 2010
85% The Simpsons
1989
Voice
  • 2008
No Score Yet Everybody Loves Raymond
1996-2005
Marv Albert
  • 1997
94% Frasier
1993-2004
Guest
  • 1996
13% Saved by the Bell: The College Years
1993-1994
  • 1993

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