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
|Age||101 years old|
|Birthday||September 24, 1921|
|Date of Death||June 7, 2008|
|Height||approx. 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