Frank Deford

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 52
Benjamin Franklin Deford III was an American sportswriter and novelist. From 1980 until his death in 2017, he was a regular sports commentator on NPR's Morning Edition radio program.

Benjamin Franklin Deford III was an American sportswriter and novelist. From 1980 until his death in 2017, he was a regular sports commentator on NPR's Morning Edition radio program.

Birth Name

Benjamin Franklin Deford III

Born

Friday, 16 December 1938

Died

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

Sport in America: Our Defining Stories Himself / Self 2013
Schooled: The Price of College Sports Himself / Self 2013
The United States of Football Self 2013
30 for 30 Self 2009
All In: The Poker Movie Self 2009
Billie Jean King: Portrait of a Pioneer Self 2006
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest 2005
The Harlem Globetrotters: The Team That Changed the World Self 2005
The Year of the Yao Self 2004
Texas Monthly Talks Self - Interviewee 2003
Norman Rockwell: An American Portrait Self 2002
ESPN SportsCentury Self, Self (sportswriter) 1999
NBA 100 Greatest Plays Self - Columnist 1999
History's Mysteries Self 1998
Arli$$ Frank Deford 1996
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Self - Correspondent, Self - Correspondent (segment "Heart of a Champion"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Friends of Jaclyn"), Self - Correspondent (segment "A Story of Triumph"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Blue Star Fallen"), Self - Correspondent (segment "A Grand Walk"), Self, Self - Correspondent (segment "You're a Good Man, Charlie Manuel"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Wounded Warriors"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Tragic Hero"), Self - Correspondent (segment "The World's Greatest Athlete"), Self - Correspondent (segment "The Other Side of a Rivalry"), Self - Correspondent (segment "The Next Level"), Self - Correspondent (segment "The Negotiator"), Self - Correspondent (segment "The Flying Wallendas"), Self - Correspondent (segment "The Deadly Tradition" ), Self - Correspondent (segment "The Cowboy"), Self - Correspondent (segment "The American Singapore"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Teamwork"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Teammates"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Storytellers"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Staph Infections in Sports"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Reunion"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Rayna DuBose"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Paper Cuts"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Mike May") (segment "Boby Duval"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Mike Coolbaugh"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Michael Strahan"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Maverick"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Live Like Line") (segment "Storytellers"), Self - Correspondent (segment "King of the Hill"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Johnny Weir") (segment "Hard Times"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Impossible Choice"), Self - Correspondent (segment "High Hopes") (segment "Ted Nolan"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Hard Times"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Growing Divide") (segment "Sticks, Stones, Now Staph"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Flying Nun"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Five-Year Plan"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Fight to Walk"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Ernie Harwell"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Driving Alone"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Dedication Personified"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Deadly Ride"), Self - Correspondent (segment "DDP"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Danger in the Saddle"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Courtside Career"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Coach Geno"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Boomer & Gunnar"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Another Breath"), Self - Correspondent (segment "All Bets Are Off"), Self - Correspondent (segment "Alexis Arguello"), Self - Correspondent (segment "A League of Their Own") 1995
Primetime Self - Editor, The National (segment "Pete Rose Scandal") 1989
Everybody's All-American Cafe Owner 1988
Trading Hearts Bartender #2 1988
Nightlife Self 1986
The Mary Tyler Moore Show Lester Hocker 1970

Director Filmography

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