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Chris Schenkel

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Also Known As: Died: September 11, 2005
Born: August 21, 1923 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: Bippus, Indiana, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Kingpin (1996) as Himself
Roy Munson is a one-time bowling prodigy who has been reduced to scavenging for a living as a bowling supply salesman. Then he discovers a protege named Ishmael among the Amish of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, and the former champ thinks he has found his ticket back to the fast lane: the million dollar winner-take-all bowling tournament in Reno, Nevada. Along the way, the duo pick up a spare: a street-smart beauty named Claudia who teaches them a thing or two about the art of the hustle. Once in Reno, the trio discovers that their problems are only just beginning as they come face to face with bowling''s biggest superstar: Big Ern McCracken.
Greedy (1994) as Himself
The question of inheritance leads a large family into battle.
Dreamer (1978) as Himself
Dreamer is a bowling champion in his small town who dreams of success on a larger stage. His ambition is supported by his manager and his girlfriend.
Goodbye, Columbus (1969) as
A romance blossoms between a bookish guy from humble roots and a free-spirited girl from a wealthy, upstate family.

Cast (special)

XVIII Olympic Winter Games (1998) as Voice -Overs
Coverage of the XVIII Olympic Winter games from Nagano, Japan. In addition to coverage of all events, features include: "The Cutting Edge," a magazine program that takes a behind-the-scenes look at Olympic figure skating; "An American Day in Nagano," offering a daily update on American athletes comp
Nadia Comaneci: Return to Romania (1995)
Documentary profile of Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci, as she returns to her homeland of Romania. Also offers a look back at the country from which she defected, a report on the Romania of today, a special gymnastics peformance by Comaneci, and interviews with friends and colleagues.
Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards Presented by Footlocker (1993) as Presenter
A live presentation of the Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards, honoring athletes in ten categories.
1988 Winter Olympic Games (1988) as Ski Jumping/Nordic Combined Jumping Commentator
Full sixteen-day coverage of the 25th Olympic Winter Games from Calgary, Canada.
Chrysler Cup, The (1986) as Commentator
Live coverage of the final round of the inaugural Chrysler Cup golf tournament from the Tournament Players Club at Avenel in Potomac, Maryland. The event pits an American team, captained by Arnold Palmer, against a foreign team, captained by Gary Player.

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