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Bob Mathias (1930–2006)

Bob Mathias was born on November 17, 1930 in Tulare, California, USA as Robert Bruce Mathias. He was an actor, known for Troubleshooters (1959), Minotaur, the Wild Beast of Crete (1960) and The Bob Mathias Story (1954). He was married to Gwen and Melba. He died on September 2, 2006 in Fresno, California. See full bio »

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 1962 It Happened in Athens
Coach Graham
 1959-1960 Troubleshooters (TV Series)
Frank Dugan / Dugan
- The Carnival (1960) ... Frank Dugan
- No Stone Unturned (1960) ... Frank Dugan
- Fire in the Hole (1960) ... Frank Dugan
- The Landmark (1960) ... Frank Dugan
- Senorita (1960) ... Frank Dugan
 1958 China Doll
Capt. Phil Gates
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 2008 Bob Mathias: Hometown Hero (Video documentary)
 1996 Bearing the Torch: Politics & the Olympics (TV Movie documentary)
 1984 The Stars Salute the U.S. Olympic Team (TV Movie)
Himself - Performer
 1968 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.100 (1968) ... Himself
 1963 I've Got a Secret (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Guest
- Episode dated 9 September 1963 (1963) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 15 July 1963 (1963) ... Guest (uncredited)
 1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Man in the Funny Suit (1960) ... Himself
 1958 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #11.32 (1958) ... Himself
 1954 You Bet Your Life (TV Series)
- Episode #4.33 (1954) ... Himself
 1952 Helsinki 1952: Games of the XV Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)
 1952 U.S. Olympic Champions (Documentary short)
Himself - U. S. Olympic Team-Member
 1948 London 1948: Games of the XIV Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)

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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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Played himself in the lowbudget film bio of himself, The Bob Mathias Story (1954). See more »

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