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21 Persons in the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame:

Agnes Nixon

Real/Birth Name:
Agnes Eckhardt
Nickname(s):
Aggie
Queen of the Modern American Soap Opera
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series (soaps) One Life to Live, Guiding Light, All My Children, Another World. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2014.

Al Alberts

Real/Birth Name:
Al Albertini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Four Aces. Songs Three Coins in the Fountain, Love is a Many Splendored Thing. In Philadelphia he hosted a Saturday afternoon talent TV show, Al Alberts Showcase. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2010. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Four Aces.
Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988 as a member of The Four Aces.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Four Aces.

Al Martino

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Cini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Crooner. Album Spanish Eyes. Songs Here in My Heart, I Love You Because. Movies The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2012.

Bill Russell

Real/Birth Name:
William Felton Russell
Also Known As:
William F. Russell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Boston Celtics. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2011. Dick Enberg Award 2000. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1975. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1958. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1961. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1962. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1963. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1965. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1968. Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award 2016. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2013.

By Saam

Real/Birth Name:
Byrum Fred Saam Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster in Philadelphia. Ford C Frick Award 1990. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1982. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1993. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2014.

Charlie O'Donnell

Real/Birth Name:
Charles O'Donnell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announcer for many TV game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2011.

David Brenner

Real/Birth Name:
David Norris Brenner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Hollywood Squares. Guest host for Johnny Carson. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2003.

Dick Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wagstaff Clark
Nickname(s):
America's Oldest Teenager
The World's Oldest Teenager
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show American Bandstand. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1992.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at Corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dick Vermeil

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Albert Vermeil
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at teams UCLA, St. Louis Rams, Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs. Eagles Hall of Fame 1994. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2014. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 2000. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Paul Brown Trophy 1979. Paul Brown Trophy 1999. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2015. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2003. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2006. Reds Bagnell Award 2013.

Ed Bradley

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Rudolph Bradley Jr.
Also Known As:
Teddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series 60 Minutes. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2007. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1997. National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame 2011.

Ed McMahon

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sidekick to Johnny Carson on TV show The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Host of TV series Star Search. TV game shows The Match Game, Hollywood Squares. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1989. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2010.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 20 March 1986.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ernie Kovacs

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Edward Kovacs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 10 days before his 43rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Edie Adams, until he died.
Older than Edie Adams by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies North to Alaska, Bell, Book and Candle. Died in a car accident. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1995. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1987. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1992.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6307 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Eugene Ormandy

Real/Birth Name:
Jeno Blau
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2003.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6926 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Harry Kalas

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Kalas
Nickname(s):
Harry the K
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster, for team Philadelphia Phillies. Died after pre-game collapse. Ford C Frick Award 2002. National Radio Hall of Fame 2009. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2000. Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 2009. NSMA Hall of Fame 2008.

Joey Bishop

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Abraham Gottlieb
Also Known As:
El Dumpo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Ocean's Eleven (1960), The Naked and the Dead, Valley of the Dolls, The Delta Force, Betsy's Wedding. TV series The Joey Bishop Show. Member the Rat Pack. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2009.

Larry Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Harvey Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams, as a point guard North Carolina University, New Orleans Buccaneers, Virginia Squires, Denver Rockets. Teams, as coach Carolina Cougars, Denver Nuggets, UCLA, New Jersey Nets, University of Kansas, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, Charlotte Bobcats, Southern Mrthodist University. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2002. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2011.

Marian Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
Marian Anderson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Opera contralto. The first African-American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera on January 7, 1955. Kennedy Center Honors 1978. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1963. National Medal of Arts 1986. Congressional Gold Medal 1977. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 1994. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2014. NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1984.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Mike Douglas

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Delaney Dowd Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio show Hi, Ladies. TV show The Mike Douglas Show. Song Ole Buttermilk Skies. Disney cartoon movie Cinderella (1950) vocals for role of Prince Charming but was uncredited. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1997. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2006.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Peggy King

Real/Birth Name:
Peggy King
Nickname(s):
Pretty Perky Peggy King
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 5 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Knobby Lee by 2 or 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Song Make Yourself Comfortable. Movies Zero Hour!, Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2010.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6563 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Richie Ashburn

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Richard Ashburn
Nickname(s):
Putt-Putt
The Tilden Flash
Whitey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder. Teams Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1995. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1979. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1997.

Tom Brookshier

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Jefferson Brookshier
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, defensive back. Teams University of Colorado, Philadelphia Eagles. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2007. Eagles Hall of Fame 1989. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
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