CHRIS MARLOWE

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NCAA Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, Actor, Televison Sports Commentator (Volleyball, Basketball, Football)

 

PERSONAL DATA

 

   Birth Date:  September 28, 1951

   Resides:      Corona del Mar, California

   Marlowe comes from an acting background. His grandfather, director Sam Wood

   was a three-time Academy Award nominee. His father, Hugh Marlowe, starred in 30

   movies, including Academy Award winner All About Eve. And his mother, K.T. Stevens,

   appeared in 11 films.

   At one time, Marlowe and his parents were all appearing in daytime TV --- Stevens in

   "Young and the Restless," Hugh in "Another World" and Chris in "Love of Life."

 

TELEVISION COMMENTATOR

VOLLEYBALL PLAYING CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


INDOOR

 

1984 US Olympic Team (Los Angeles, California, USA)
  Olympic Volleyball Gold Medalist, Men's Volleyball
  Team Captain

 

1976 US Olympic Team (Montreal, Canada)

  Team Captain (US did not qualify)

 

San Diego State University

   Captain of San Diego State's 1973 NCAA championship team

   First Team All-American volleyball player

   Marlowe also excelled in basketball, earning 1969 high school All-American

   honors at Palisades High School in Los Angeles, and lettering four seasons

     at SDSU, where he earned Pacific Coast Athletic Association (PCAA)

     "Newcomer of the Year" honors (1970), PCAA All-Conference (1974) and

     set a school record by playing in 114 consecutive games.

   1974 graduate of San Diego State with a B.A. in physical education.

BEACH

Eight Career Open Wins

 

Chris competed professionally on the beach for ten years (1975-84), winning eight major championships, including the 1977 world title.

1976 - 
   1st Place at Manhattan Beach Open (with Steve Obradovich)


1977 -
   1st Place at Manhattan Beach Open (with Jim Menges)
         2nd Place at Laguna Beach Open (with Jim Menges)
   1st Place at Santa Barbara Open (with Jim Menges)
   1st Place at Rosecrans (with Ron Von Hagen)
   1st Place at Hermosa Beach Open (with Jim Menges)
   1st Place at San Diego Open (with Jim Menges)
   1st Place at Lake Tahoe Open (with Jim Menges)
   1st Place at State Beach Open (with Jim Menges)


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