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Keith Olbermann

Mostly Credited As: Keith Olbermann
Sometimes Credited As: Bathtub Boy
Keith Olberdouche
Keith Overbite

Birth Name: Keith Olbermann
Date Of Birth: January 27, 1959 (Age 56)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 6' 3 ½" (1.91 m)

Keith Olbermann

Born in New York City, in January 27, 1959, Olbermann later grew up in Westchester County and attended school at Hastings-on-Hudson. He was raised as a Unitarian, and is of Germanic ancestry. Olbermann is mostly known for being a politcal commentator/anchor and radio sportscaster. He had co-hosted ESPN's Sports Center for 2 years, and now co-hosts NBC's Football Night in America with Bob Costas. In addition, Keith also hosts the critically claimed news show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC, a weekday-nightly one hour newscast of selective events of the day.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Olbermann (2013)As: Himself (Host)
Keith Olbermann (2011)As: Himself (Host)
NBC Sunday Night Football (2006)As: Himself (Halftime show analyst 2007 - present)
Football Night in America (2006)As: Himself - Studio Co-Host (2007 - 2010)
Countdown with Keith Olbermann (2003)As: Himself
MSNBC Live (1996)As: Himself (Anchor 2003)
MLB All-Star Game (1948)As: Pregame Host (1998-1999)
World Series (1947)As: Pregame Host (1997, 2000)
Episode Cast Credits 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Grimmy 11x40: (Dec/18/2014) As Himself 
  Keith Olbermann 07x78: (Jun/15/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Keith Olbermann 02x33: (Mar/14/2006) As Himself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Keith Olbermann, Brian Regan, Run the Jewels 21x214: (Oct/31/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Joan Rivers, Keith Olbermann, Capital Cities 21x158: (Jul/08/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Keith Olbermann, Allison Williams, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real 19x115: (Apr/03/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Salma Hayek, Keith Olbermann, Jane's Addiction 19x28: (Oct/24/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Charlie Rose (1991) 
  US Attacks On ISIS in Iraq; Keith Olbermann 23x245: (Aug/11/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Soup (2004) 
  June 19 10x24: (Jun/19/2013) As Himself 
  Episode 538 05x38: (Jul/25/2008) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

The Rachel Maddow Show (2008) 
  Season 1, Episode 1 01x01: (Sep/08/2008) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

The Simpsons (1989) 
  Funeral for a Fiend 19x08: (Nov/25/2007) Voiced  Himself 

Family Guy (1999) 
  It Takes A Village Idiot, And I Married One 05x17: (May/13/2007) Voiced  Bob Grossbeard 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Jimmy Fallon, Keith Olbermann, Steven Kaplan 14x96: (Feb/22/2007) As Himself 
  #872 05x57: (Jan/01/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Kyra Sedgwick, Keith Olbermann 02x123: (Jul/28/2006) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Jaime Pressly, Keith Olbermann, Los Lonely Boys 14x196: (Jul/25/2006) As Himself 
  Martin Lawrence, Keith Olberman, Sugar Ray 13x175: (Jun/20/2005) As Himself 
  Jamie Foxx, Keith Olbermann, Amy Grant 13x21: (Oct/18/2004) As Himself 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Keith Olbermann, Dave Attell, The Frames 04x26: (Mar/10/2005) As Himself 
  Keith Olbermann, Ted Alexandro, Auf Der Maur 03x129: (Nov/25/2004) As Himself 
  Al Franken, Keith Olbermann, Toots And The Maytals 03x106: (Sep/29/2004) As Himself 
  Lorraine Bracco, Keith Olbermann, Toby Lightman 03x51: (Apr/29/2004) As Himself 

Arli$$ (1996) 
  Cause and Effect 04x01: (Jun/06/1999) As Himself 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  Keith Olbermann 02x127: (Sep/30/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Keith Olbermann 02x50: (Apr/16/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Between his stints at MSNBC, Olbermann worked for Fox Sports. He was let go in late 2001 due to a series of disputes with the network's management.

Best known segment is "Worst Person in the World". Keith recounts a recent news story involving people saying or doing something that Olbermann finds objectionable. The majority of the "winners" have been well-known conservatives.

Journalistic idol is legendary CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow.

Grew up in Westchester County, NY.

Is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.

Worked as an anchor on ESPN's Sports Center from 1992-97.

Currently lives with WPIX-TV reporter Katy Tur in New York City.

Has six lumbar vertebrae in his back instead of the normal five.

After the death of Peter Jennings, Keith announced that he was quitting smoking.

Is an avid baseball card collector. Reportedly has a collection of more than 35,000 baseball cards.

More Trivia
Keith Olbermann Quotes
Olbermann: I'm not a liberal. I'm an American.

Olbermann: Even on the greatest teams there's always one role player.

Olbermann: Fox News is hated because they're elitists, and the worst winners television's ever seen.

Olbermann: Fox News is worse than al-Qaeda--worse for our society. It's as dangerous as the Ku Klux Klan ever was.

Olbermann: If you're 44 years old and you're not smarter than you were at 35 years old or 25 years old, just stay in your room.