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Frank Deford (1938–2017)


Frank Deford was born on December 16, 1938 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Benjamin Franklin Deford III. He was a writer and actor, known for Everybody's All-American (1988), Trading Hearts (1988) and Alex: The Life of a Child (1986). He was married to Carol Ruth Penner. He died on May 28, 2017 in Key West, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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(age 78) in Key West, Florida, USA

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Trading Hearts
(1988)
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(2005)

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 2008 Barbaro (TV Movie documentary)
  Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (TV Series) (1 episode, 1995) (story 3 "In Focus" - 1 episode, 2005)
- Episode dated 29 November 2005 (2005) ... (story 3 "In Focus")
- The Uncivil War/Rodman/The American Singapore (1995) ... (segment "The American Singapore")
 2005 Four Minutes (TV Movie) (article Hillary and Bannister) / (teleplay)
 2000 Playing the Field: Sports and Sex in America (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Bill Russell: My Life, My Way (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Sports on the Silver Screen (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Everybody's All-American (novel)
 1988 Trading Hearts (written by)
 1988 Byline Showtime (TV Series documentary short) (1988)
 1986 Alex: The Life of a Child (TV Movie) (book)
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Show Show Self (30 credits)

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Print ads: Miller Brewing Company's Lite Beer alongside the entire roster of Lite Beer All-Stars spokespeople; "The First Lite Beer Camping Trip". See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »
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Chairman emeritus of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He became an advocate for children with cystic fibrosis after his daughter Alexandra was diagnosed with the illness when she was a few months old. She died on January 19, 1980, at age eight. See more »

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