Chris Berman

Active - 1991 - 2016  |   Born - May 10, 1955 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Sports & Recreation, Drama

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  • Was working in sports talk radio at a station in Westbury, CT, for $23 a night when hired by ESPN in 1979.
  • Has appeared in various motion pictures, including Little Big League (1994), Kingpin (1996) and The Longest Yard (2005).
  • Has sung onstage with Huey Lewis and the News and appeared in the Hootie and the Blowfish video for "Only Want to Be With You."
  • Won the pro-am portion of golf's Franklin Templeton Shootout in 2005 with partners Peter Jacobsen and Greg Norman.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.
  • Received the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award given by the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010.
  • While known for giving sports personalities nicknames during his broadcasts, he is also frequently referred to by his nicknames, Boomer and The Swami.