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Chick Hearn (Francis Dayle Hearn)

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Biography

Aurora, Illinois, USA
One of the most recognizable voices in Los Angeles, Francis Dayle Hearn, better known as "Chick" was the play-by-play voice of the Los Angeles Lakers for from 1960 to 2002. Known for his witty comments during the game and lightning-quick reactions to the play on the court, Hearn was as well-known a personality as some of the past Laker greats including Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Magic Johnson, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Originally from Illinois, Hearn came to Los Angeles in 1956 and did radio and TV work in a variety of sports before getting his gig with the Lakers. Read more...

Actor

Character: Announcer at Condor's funeral launch

The Loved One 1965

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Love & Basketball 2000

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Character: Himself

Heart Condition 1990

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Character: Booth Announcer #1

Body Slam 1986

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Character: Himself

Homer Defined 1991

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Character: Clarence Harvey

Lou Grant 1977

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Character: Himself

Run for Your Life 1965

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Character: Himself - TV Reporter

...All the Marbles 1981

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Once Brothers 0

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Tiger Whisperer 0

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Summer of Chocolate 0

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