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Billy Cunningham

William John "Billy" Cunningham was born on June 3, 1943. Though he portrayed a large woman in "You have to Walk it like you talk it or You'll Lose that Beat" (1971), he is best known as an American former professional basketball player and coach. He was with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers for 17 years (nine as player, eight as coach), and two ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Mike Douglas Show
The Mike Douglas Show Himsel - Pro Basketball Player
(1972)
The NBA on CBS
The NBA on CBS Himself - Color Commentator / Himself - Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach
(1976-1987)
1986 NBA Eastern Conference Finals
1986 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Himself - Color Commentator
(1986)

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 1972 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himsel - Pro Basketball Player
- Episode #11.103 (1972) ... Himsel - Pro Basketball Player
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 2004-2007 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
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- Greatest Dunkers (2007) ... Himself
- Best NBA Teams (2004) ... Himself
 2000-2002 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- 1999 (2002) ... Himself
- Wilt Chamberlain (2001) ... Himself
- Pete Maravich (2001) ... Himself
- Arnold 'Red' Auerbach (2000) ... Himself
- Earvin 'Magic' Johnson (2000) ... Himself
 1988 The 1988 NBA Finals (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Color Commentator
 1988 1988 NBA All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - Color Commentator
 1976-1987 The NBA on CBS (TV Series)
Himself - Color Commentator / Himself - Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach
- Detroit Pistons vs. New York Knicks (1987) ... Himself - Color Commentator
- Philadelphia 76ers vs. Washington Bullets (1979) ... Himself - Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach
- Philadelphia 76ers vs. New York Knicks (1978) ... Himself - Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach
- Chicago Bulls vs. Kansas City Kings (1976) ... Himself - Color Commentator
 1986 1986 NBA Eastern Conference Finals (TV Series)
Himself - Color Commentator
 1983 1983 NBA All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself
 1981 1981 NBA All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - Eastern Conference Head Coach
 1978 1978 NBA All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - Eastern Conference Coach
 1977 1977 NBA All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - Color Commentator
 1972 1972 NBA All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself
 1971 1971 NBA All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself
 1970 1970 NBA All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself
 1969 1969 NBA All-Star Game (TV Special)
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Personal Details

Height:

6' 7" (2.01 m)
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Star Sign:

Gemini

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