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Born in Oakland, California, USA
Died in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA  (cardiac arrest)
Birth NameJohn Donald Budge
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Don Budge was born on June 13, 1915 in Oakland, California, USA as John Donald Budge. He was an actor, known for Columbia Sports Reel: Tennis Wizards (1947), The Great English Garden Party: Peter Ustinov Looks at 100 Years of Wimbledon (1977) and History of Tennis (1988). He was married to Loriel Budge and Diadre Conselman. He died on January 26, 2000 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.

Spouse (2)

Diadre Conselman (26 May 1941 - ?)
Loriel Budge (? - 26 January 2000) (his death)

Trivia (3)

Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1964.
Selected by Tennis Magazine as one of the 20 greatest players of the 20th century.
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.

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