Nancy Vogl Speakers Bureau

Roy Firestone

February 11, 2014
Roy Firestone

Roy Firestone

Expertise:   Motivation, Entertainment, Comedy, Music, Impressions

Speaking Style:  Engaging. Entertaining. Humorous.

Travels From:   Los Angeles, California

Nancy Says:  ““First time I booked Roy, I was blown away. He moved me with his music, he stunned me with his impressions, he made me laugh…and he made me cry! Roy is absolutely one  of the best all-around entertainers and presenters in the business.”

Renowned Entertainer and Broadcaster

Critically acclaimed as a performer, monologist, humorist, musician and impressionist, Roy Firestone is one of the nation’s most sought after corporate performers, keynote speakers and lecturers. Roy has performed in more than 2,000 venues spanning two decades. His presentations are a combination of message, comedy, commentary, storytelling, music and impressions. He is one of the most brilliant, versatile entertainers in the meetings industry…a sure-fire hit every single time!

Roy is a seven-time Emmy Award winning and seven-time cable ACE Award-winning host, interviewer, narrator, writer and producer. As the original host of ESPN’s legendary Up Close, Up Close Classic and Up Close Primetime, Roy has interviewed more than 5,000 athletes, politicians and celebrities. As an actor, you’ve seen him in the film Jerry Maguire, with numerous television credits as well. Roy’s also a prolific writer, author of two bestselling books, Up Close with Roy Firestone, and most recently, Don’t Make Me Cry, Roy.

Learn more about Roy Firestone...

Critically acclaimed as a performer, monologist, humorist, musician and impressionist, Roy Firestone is one of the nation’s most sought after live corporate performers, keynote speakers and lecturers.

Roy has performed in more than two thousand venues spanning two decades.  He recently shared the stage with performers Josh Groban, Reba McEntire, David Foster, Forrest Whitaker and Jon Bon Jovi.

As an actor, Firestone was featured in the Academy Award-winning film, Jerry Maguire, where he played himself in an unforgettable (and often repeated) scene with Academy Award-winner Cuba Gooding Jr.

His numerous television credits include Everybody Loves Raymond and Married with Children.  Fans of The Simpsons remember him as the voice of ‘Bart Starr.’ No stranger to talk shows, Firestone’s appearances include Late Night with David Letterman, Later with Bob Costas, Larry King Live and The Tonight Show.

Roy is also an accomplished musical vocalist.  He recently released his first CD, Another Voice, produced and backed by Grammy Award-winning fusion band, Hiroshima.

In addition to his illustrious career as a performer and a presenter, Roy 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 Roy “The best interviewer in the business.”  The late Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Jim Murray once said, “Roy Firestone isn’t just the best sports interviewer I’ve ever seen, he’s the best interviewer period. That includes, Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, Mike Wallace, Morley Safer, any and all of them.”

Roy currently hosts Up Close Classic, which is broadcast on ESPN daily.  Other shows hosted by Firestone include: HDNet’sFace to Face with Roy Firestone and AOL’s Time Out…with Roy Firestone.

 Not limited to television, Roy is also prolific on the printed page — as the author of two best-selling books, Up Close with Roy Firestone, and most recently, Don’t Make Me Cry, Roy.

 

A Roy Firestone Experience...

Roy Firestone event is much more than just an event…it’s an unforgettable experience.

His presentations are a combination of message, comedy, commentary, storytelling, music and impressions. He is one of the most brilliant, versatile entertainers in the meetings industry. He is a sure-fire hit every single time!

Roy will infuse information and craft his message to reflect the needs and theme of the event.