Frank Deford

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Birthday
16, 1938
Birthplace
Maryland
DEATH DATE
May 28, 2017 (78)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
16, 1938
Birthplace
Maryland
DEATH DATE
May 28, 2017 (78)

About

Wrote the novel Everybody's All-American in 1981, which was adapted into film starring Dennis Quaid

Before Fame

He graduated from Princeton in 1962 and then picked up a brief job with Sports Illustrated as a researcher.

Trivia

He was a senior contributing writer for Sports Illustrated and a commentator on NPR.

Family Life

He married Carol Penner Deford in 1965, and they had two grandchildren. 

Associated With

He was a correspondent with Bryant Gumbel on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.