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Craig Kilborn Biography

Birth Place:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Talk show host, comedian, commentator

Fast Facts

  • Earned conference and state honors playing high-school basketball; accepted an athletic scholarship to keep playing at Montana State University
  • Started broadcasting career doing radio play-by-play for the Savannah Spirits basketball team
  • Was the inspiration for Casey McCall on Aaron Sorkin's Sports Night
  • When turning The Daily Show over to Jon Stewart, gave Stewart a phone book to sit on so he could look taller
  • Guest-hosted three episodes of The Artie Lange Show



    • Chris Kilborn -- Brother
    • Hiram Kilborn -- Father
    • Shirley Kilborn -- Mother
    • Jonathan Kilborn -- Son