No photo available. Represent Leroy 'Satchel' Paige? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 156,201 this week

Leroy 'Satchel' Paige (1906–1982)

Leroy 'Satchel' Paige was born on July 7, 1906 in Mobile, Alabama, USA as Leroy Robert Paige. He was an actor and writer, known for Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige (1981), The Wonderful Country (1959) and 1953 MLB All-Star Game (1953). He was married to Lahoma Brown and Janet Howard. He died on June 8, 1982 in Kansas City, ... See full bio »

What Movies Are Coming This Summer?

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Superheroes, swimsuits, and special operatives await you in our Summer Movie Guide. Plan your season and take note of the hotly anticipated indie, foreign, and documentary releases, too.

Check out our Summer Movie Guide

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 299 people
created 14 Dec 2010
a list of 35 people
created 15 Nov 2014
a list of 8398 people
created 22 Jan 2016

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (2 credits)
 1959 The Wonderful Country
Sgt. Tobe Sutton (as 'Satchel' Paige)
 1949 The Kid from Cleveland
'Satchel' Paige - Cleveland Indians Player Pitcher (as Satchell Paige)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1981 Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige (TV Movie) (autobiography Maybe I'll Pitch Forever)
Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
 1981 Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige (TV Movie) (technical advisor)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (11 credits)
 1977 The Way It Was (TV Series)
- Black Baseball (1977) ... Himself
 1972 Dinah's Place (TV Series)
- Episode dated 13 March 1972 (1972) ... Himself (as Satchel Paige)
 1971-1972 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.102 (1972) ... Himself
- Episode #3.116 (1971) ... Himself (as Satchel Paige)
 1971 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
Himself - Retired Baseball Player
- Episode dated 11 July 1971 (1971) ... Himself - Retired Baseball Player
 1971 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Mystery Guest
- Episode dated 11 February 1971 (1971) ... Himself - Mystery Guest
 1969 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #8.53 (1969) ... Himself - Guest
 1965 I've Got a Secret (TV Series)
Himself - Mr. X
- Episode dated 22 November 1965 (1965) ... Himself - Mr. X
 1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #5.95 (1962) ... Himself
 1953 1953 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - AL Pitcher
 1948 1948 World Series (TV Series)
Himself - Cleveland Indians Pitcher
- Game 5 (1948) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Pitcher
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)
 2010 A Hall for Heroes: The Inaugural Hall of Fame Induction of 1939 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Satchel Paige)
 2009 Prime 9 (TV Series)
- Could Have Beens (2009) ... Himself
 1996 Soul of the Game (TV Movie)
Himself (uncredited)
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The National Pastime (1994) ... Himself
- Shadow Ball (1994) ... Himself
 1991 When It Was a Game (TV Movie documentary)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

'Satchel' Paige | Satchell Paige | Satchel Paige

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on aging] Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. See more »


Inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame, 1971. Pitched in the Negro Leagues, 1926-1950. Pitched for the American League's Cleveland Indians (1948-1949), St. Louis Browns (1951-1953), and Kansas City Athletics (1965). See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page