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Don Budge (I) (1915–2000)

Don Budge was born on June 13, 1915 in Oakland, California, USA as John Donald Budge. He was an actor, known for Pat and Mike (1952), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and Columbia Sports Reel: Tennis Wizards (1947). He was married to Loriel Budge and Diadre Conselman. He died on January 26, 2000 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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 1952 Pat and Mike
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 1997 The Spanish Prisoner (special thanks)
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 2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
- Most Underrated (2006) ... Self
 1999 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Bill Tilden (1999) ... Self
 1997 Kings of the Court (Video)
 1990 Night of 100 Stars III (TV Special)
 1988 History of Tennis (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 La balle au mur (Documentary)
 1982 The French (Documentary)
 1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Self - Tennis Pro
- Episode #19.55 (1979) ... Self - Tennis Pro
- Episode #19.52 (1979) ... Self - Tennis Pro
 1973 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Tennis Player (segment "What Makes Bobby Run?")
- Monroe, Mailer, and the Fast Buck/Whatever Happened to the Suez Canal?/What Makes Bobby Run?/Billie Jean (1973) ... Self - Tennis Player (segment "What Makes Bobby Run?")
 1949 Adventures in Jazz (TV Series)
- Episode #1.23 (1949) ... Self
 1947 Columbia Sports Reel: Tennis Wizards (Short)
Self - Tennis Player

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Book: "How Lawn Tennis Is Played" See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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First tennis player to win a calendar-year Grand Slam (1938); he, Maureen Connolly, Rod Laver, Margaret Court, and Steffi Graf are the only player to date to achieve this. See more »

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