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Arthur Ashe (I) (1943–1993)


Arthur Ashe grew up in segregated Richmond, Virgina where he decided to make a career out of tennis where he won his first U.S. Open in 1968, the first ever won by a black player. Ashe firmly established his stardom in 1975 after beating Jimmy Connors to take the Wimbledon title. As a tennis professional, he won three Grand Slam singles titles and... See full bio »

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 1983 The Day After (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Print ad for Adidas' ATP Collection line of warm-ups and work out clothes (1978).

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price. See more »

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Is an honorary member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. See more »

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Cancer

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