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Roger Bannister

Roger Bannister was born on March 23, 1929 in Harrow, London, England as Roger Gilbert Bannister. He is an actor, known for 100 Years of Olympic Glory (1996), The Four Minute Mile (2004) and The First Four Minutes (2005). He has been married to Moyra Elver Jacobsson since June 11, 1955. They have four children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Four Minute Mile
The First Four Minutes
Champion Himself - Interviewee


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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

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Sir Roger Bannister


6' 2½" (1.89 m)

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On 6 May 1954, on a track in Oxford, England, he became the first person to run a mile in under 4 minutes. The official time was 3 minutes 59.4 seconds. He was assisted by Christopher Chataway and Chris Brasher, who acted as pace makers. See more »

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