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Red Auerbach (1917–2006)

Red Auerbach was born on September 20, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Arnold Jacob Auerbach. He was married to Dorothy Lewis. He died on October 28, 2006 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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Amazing Grace and Chuck
Bill Russell: My Life, My Way
Bill Russell: My Life, My Way Himself - Celtics Coach 1950-1966
Basketball Man
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 2007 Basketball Man (Video documentary)
 2004-2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
- Trade Robberies (2006) ... Himself
- Greatest Performances (2006) ... Himself
- Greatest Coaches (2004) ... Himself
 2005 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
- Episode dated 31 December 2005 (2005) ... Himself
 1999-2002 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Bob Knight (2002) ... Himself
- Bill Russell (2001) ... Himself
- Larry Bird (2001) ... Himself
- Wilt Chamberlain (2001) ... Himself
- Bill Walton (2000) ... Himself
 2000 Bill Russell: My Life, My Way (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Celtics Coach 1950-1966 (as Arnold 'Red' Auerbach)
 1997 Long Shots: The Life and Times of the American Basketball Association (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Coach
 1995 Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (TV Series)
Himself - Boston Celtics Coach (segment "Coach")
- Coach/The Longest Season/The Money Trail (1995) ... Himself - Boston Celtics Coach (segment "Coach")
 1987 Amazing Grace and Chuck
 1984 1984 NBA Oldtimer's Game (TV Movie)
 1982 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
- Episode #1.45 (1982) ... Himself
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
- If Your Number's Up, Get It Down (1980) ... Himself
 1977 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Basketball Coach
- Episode #15.149 (1977) ... Himself - Basketball Coach
 1967 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #6.17 (1967) ... Himself - Guest
 1965 That Regis Philbin Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.91 (1965) ... Himself
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 2013-2014 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary)
- Requiem for the Big East (2014) ... Himself
- Survive and Advance (2013) ... Himself
 2013 Glickman (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 The First Basket (Documentary)
 2002 :03 from Gold (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)

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Other Works:

(book) (with Joe Fitzgerald) "On And Off the Court". New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1985. ISBN 0025043900 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Arnold 'Red' Auerbach


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.


Inducted into the ESPN Boston Hall of Fame in 2011 (inaugural class) with Larry Bird, Bobby Orr, Bill Russell, and Ted Williams. See more »


Lighting a "victory cigar" on the bench near the end of a game when the Celtics had the game in hand.

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