Jim McKay (Sportscaster) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

Jim McKay

Emmy Award-winning sportscaster of ABC’s Wide World of Sports. He also won a Peabody Award and a Sports Lifetime Achievement Award for his work.

He served in the United States Navy during World War II.

He covered such major sporting events as the British Open, the Indianapolis 500, and the Kentucky Derby.

He married Margaret Dempsey in 1948.

Walter Cronkite praised him for his coverage of the 1972 Summer Olympics massacre in Munich.

Jim McKay Age

How old is Jim McKay? He was born in 1921, he was 101 years old at the time of his death.

Jim McKay Height & Weight

How tall was Jim McKay? He stood 5 feet 7 inches (169 cm) tall.

No weight data is available right now.

Jim McKay Wiki

Jim McKay Wiki/Bio
Famous asSportscaster
Age101 years old
BirthdaySeptember 24, 1921
BirthplacePhiladelphia, PA
Date of DeathJune 7, 2008
Zodiac SignLibra
Heightapprox. 5 ft 7 in (169 cm)

Quotes by Jim McKay

Well, this is the second time I’ve done New Directors.

— Jim McKay

But what I did think would be interesting is if we created a fictitious story of our own, and then took these stories that we had collected and assigned them to characters who would be played by actors.

— Jim McKay

Working on the film really made me confront my opinions about change and gentrification.

— Jim McKay

This thing that Colin Powell’s son is expected to do is kind of scary when you think that television and radio and newspapers are what make people think what they think.

— Jim McKay

If you’re a kid who’s not necessarily attractive, and you don’t have money, and you’re not hip and cool, chances are you’re not going to feel good about yourself and want to be an actor.

— Jim McKay