Larry Bird

Coach (basketball) / Coach (sport) | * 12/07/1956 (63)
Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player, coach and executive in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "The Hick from French Lick" and "Larry Legend”, Bird is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Drafted into the NBA by the Boston Celtics with the sixth overall pick in the 1978 NBA draft, Bird started at small forward and power forward for the Celtics for 13 seasons. Bird was a 12-time NBA All-Star and received the NBA Most Valuable Player Award three consecutive times (1984–1986), making him the only forward in league history to do so. He played his entire professional career for Boston, winning three NBA championships and two NBA Finals MVP awards. Bird was also a member of the gold-medal-winning 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team known as "The Dream Team". He was voted to the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team in 1996, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame again in 2010 as a member of "The Dream Team". He was rated the greatest NBA small forward of all time by Fox Sports in 2016. Bird was also ranked as the greatest Boston Celtics player of all time by MSN Sports in 2018. After retir... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Drama | TV Movies

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Awards & Nominations for Larry Bird

John R. Wooden Award Nba All-Rookie Team Nba Rookie of The Year Award 10x All-Nba Team Nba All-Star Game Kobe Bryant Most Valuable Player Award 3x Nba Most Valuable Player Award 2x Bill Russell Nba Finals Most Valuable Player Award Nba Coach of The Year Award Nba Executive of The Year Award Library of Congress Living Legend

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Movies with Larry Bird as Actor(13)

as Himself (archive footage)2015 Kobe Bryant's Muse
as Himself (Archival Footage)2014 Bad Boys
2013 NB90s
as himself2012 The Dream Team
2011 NB80s
as himself2010 Once Brothers
as himself1996 Space Jam
as Larry Bird1994 Blue Chips

TV Shows/Series with Larry Bird as Actor(1)

as himself2020 The Last Dance

Movies with Larry Bird as Crew(1)

Crew/Property Master1979 Escape From Alcatraz

Full Name: Larry Bird
Born: Friday, 12/07 1956 (December) in West Baden Springs (current age: 63 years + 321 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Educated at: Springs Valley High School, Indiana State University, Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana University
Siblings: Eddie Bird
Other names for Larry Bird (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Larry Joe Bird"
"Larry Legend" (Nickname)
"The Hick from French Lick" (Nickname)
"Kodak" (Nickname)
"The Great White Hope" (Nickname)
"Mr. Wonderful" (Nickname)
Larry Bird frequently works together with these people:
Michael Jordan (9x, Actor)
Magic Johnson (8x, Actor)
Scottie Pippen (6x, Actor)
Zak Levitt (5x, Crew)
Kobe Bryant (4x, Actor)
Charles Barkley (4x, Actor)
Alonzo Mourning (4x, Actor)
Karl Malone (4x, Actor)
Reggie Miller (4x, Actor)
Clyde Drexler (3x, Cast)
Mike Tollin (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:449894, Added: 09/24/2018, Last updated: 10/06/2020