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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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 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)
 1987 Amazing Grace and Chuck
 1984 1984 NBA Oldtimer's Game (TV Movie)
 1982 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 April 1982 (1982) ... Himself
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
- If Your Number's Up, Get It Down (1980) ... Himself
 1965 That Regis Philbin Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.91 (1965) ... Himself
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 2013 Glickman (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 The First Basket (Documentary)
 2002 :03 from Gold (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

(book, with John Feinstein) "Let Me Tell You a Story: A Lifetime in the Game". Little, Brown, 2004. ISBN 0316738239 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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