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Don Gillis

Born: Aug 1, 1922

Death: Apr 23, 2008

Birthplace: Antigonish

Nationality: Canada

Don Gillis

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1922
Date of Death : Apr 23, 2008
Birth Place : Antigonish

Donald A. "Don" Gillis was an American sportscaster, born in Canada, who was sports director of Boston's Channel 5 from 1962 through 1983. Gillis pioneered the 11 p.m. sports report in Boston during his tenure at WHDH-TV, becoming the dean of the city's sports anchors, and also would host highly popular candlepin bowling programs on the station from 1967 to 1996.

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