Known for movies

Short Info

DiedNovember 27, 1991, New York City, New York, United States
SpouseAndrea Joyce
FactFormer CBS News anchor/reporter.
PaymentsEarned $3,000,000 /year (2007) from The Early Show (1999)

Harry Smith is an American sportscaster and television host. He is currently the host of NBC’s NFL Sunday Night Football pre-game show Football Night in America. He also serves as a play-by-play announcer for Notre Dame Football on NBC.

Smith was born in Queens, New York, on August 22, 1967. He is the son of Harry Smith Sr., a former New York City police officer, and his wife, Connie (née Russell). He has two sisters, Tracy and Kimberly.

Smith was raised in Baldwin, New York, on Long Island. He graduated from Baldwin High School in 1985. He then attended Syracuse University, where he played on the school’s lacrosse team. He graduated from Syracuse in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.

After graduation, Smith began his career as a sports reporter for WSYR-TV in Syracuse, New York. He then worked as a sports anchor and reporter for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1992, he joined ESPN, where he served as a sports anchor and reporter.

In 1998, Smith began working for NBC Sports, where he served as a play-by-play announcer for Notre Dame Football on NBC. In 2006, he became the host of NBC’s NFL Sunday Night Football pre-game show Football Night in America.

Smith has won several Emmy Awards for his work as a sportscaster. In 2010, he was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Silver Circle.

Smith is married to his wife, Jill (née Arrington). The couple has two children together, a son named Connor and a daughter named Kaylee.

Smith has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

General Info

Full NameHarry Smith
DiedNovember 27, 1991, New York City, New York, United States
ProfessionActor, Television producer, TV Journalist
EducationCentral College


SpouseAndrea Joyce


AwardsNews & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing
NominationsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a News Magazine, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularl...
MoviesHeaven and Earth Magic, Early Abstractions, Mahagonny
TV ShowsRock Center with Brian Williams, The Early Show, NBC Nightly News, Biography, Dateline: On Assignment

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The Early Show (1999)$3,000,000 /year (2007)


1He had lots of mentors during his days as a CBS Newsman: Mike Wallace, Dan Rather, Charles Kuralt and Charles Osgood.
2Former CBS News anchor/reporter.
3Joined NBC News [December 2011].




Murphy Brown1991TV SeriesHarry Smith


NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt2011-2017TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent / Himself
Weekend Today2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent / Himself
Today2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent
Dateline NBC2012-2016TV Series documentaryHimself - Correspondent
Meet the Press2013TV SeriesHimself
What We Wasted Our Year On2013TV MovieHimself - Special Correspondent
Rock Center with Brian Williams2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent / Interviewer (segment: 'Raw Onion') (segment: '$ Disaster Relief?') / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Target")
Nature2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
CBS News Sunday Morning2007-2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Senior Correspondent / Himself - Guest Host
60 Minutes2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Correspondent (segment "New Age Revolution")
The Early Show2000-2010TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself - Co-Anchor / Himself - Host / ...
CBS Evening News with Katie Couric2008-2010TV SeriesHimself - Anchor / Himself - Correspondent
Late Show with David Letterman1999-2010TV SeriesHimself - Top Ten List Presenter / Himself
Landslide: A Portrait of President Herbert Hoover2009TV Movie documentaryHimself - Narrator
The Visa Signature Tony Awards Season Celebration2009TV SpecialHimself - Host
Entertainment Tonight2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Reliable Sources2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: The Year in Plays
Jeopardy!2006TV SeriesHimself
Face the Nation2006TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
Iron Chef America: The Series2006TV SeriesHimself - Judge
The Colbert Report2005TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes Wednesday2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Correspondent (segment "Katrina")
The 59th Annual Tony Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Biography1996-2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Host / Himself - Narrator / Narrator
The 30th Annual International Emmy Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
Bio Extra2002TV SeriesHimself
Salt Lake 2002: Paralympic Winter Games2002TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Moments of Truth with Stephen Ambrose2001TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
The Cadbury Family: The Sweet Smell of Success2001TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Just Shoot Me!2000TV SeriesHimself
Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHost
Save Our History1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
Christmas Unwrapped: The History of Christmas1997TV Movie documentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
The Haunted History of Halloween1997TV Movie documentaryHimself - Narrator
Too Soon for Sex? The Class of 20001997TV SpecialHimself - Host
Charlie Rose1996TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Picket Fences1992-1996TV SeriesHimself
The Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards1994TV SpecialHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHimself
Lillehammer 1994: XVII Olympic Winter Games1994TV SeriesHimself
America's Toughest Assignment: Solving the Education Crisis1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
Donahue1990TV SeriesHimself
CBS This Morning1987TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host (1987-1996)

Archive Footage

The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - CBS This Morning
Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words2016DocumentaryHimself
Iron Chef America: The Series2013TV SeriesHimself - Judge
VH1 News Presents: Plastic Surgery Obsession2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Trouble the Water2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Biography2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself - Host


Nominated Awards

2013EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News MagazineDateline NBC (1992)
2013EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a News MagazineRock Center with Brian Williams (2011)
2001Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Non-Fiction SeriesBiography (1987)
1998EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsGeneral Coverage of a Single Breaking News Story - Segments60 Minutes (1968)

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