Roy Firestone is a seven-time Emmy Award Winning and seven-time cable ACE Award-winning host, interviewer, narrator, writer and producer. As the ground-breaking, original host of ESPN’s legendary Up Close, Up Close Classic and Up Close Primetime, Firestone has interviewed more than 5,000 athletes, musicians, actors and political figures, as well as scores of writers and filmmakers
Sports Illustrated calls Firestone “The best interviewer in the business.”
As an actor, Roy was featured in the Academy Award-Winning film, Jerry Maguire, where he played himself in a scene with Award-Winner, Cuba Gooding Jr.
Roy’s television credits include Everybody Loves Raymond and Married with Children. He was also the voice of ‘Bart Starr’ on The Simpsons.
Not limited to television, Firestone is also the author of two best-selling books, Up Close with Roy Firestone, and most recently, Don’t Make Me Cry, Roy. Roy is one of the Nation’s most sought after live corporate performers, keynote speakers and lecturers. He has performed in over two thousand venues spanning two decades.
Be sure not to miss this fascinating episode of A Mick A Mook and A Mic on January 26th, as Frank and Billy interview one of the great interviewers of all-time!