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Wilma Rudolph (1940–1994)


Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 - November 12, 1994) was an American track and field sprinter, who competed in the 100 and 200 meters dash. Rudolph was considered the fastest woman in the world in the 1960s and competed in two Olympic Games, in 1956 and in 1960. In the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Rudolph became the first American woman to ... See full bio »

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Olympic Games 1956
(1956)
The Ed Sullivan Show
(1960)
The Way It Was
The Way It Was Herself
(1976)

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 1992 Muhammad Ali's 50th Birthday Celebration (TV Special)
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 1989 21st NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
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 1984 The Stars Salute the U.S. Olympic Team (TV Movie)
Herself - Performer
 1977-1980 The Bob Braun Show (TV Series)
Herself - US Olympian / Herself - Olympian
- Episode dated 24 April 1980 (1980) ... Herself - US Olympian
- Episode dated 14 December 1977 (1977) ... Herself - Olympian
 1979 Greatest Sports Legends (TV Series)
Herself
- Wilma Rudolph (1979) ... Herself
 1978 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Muhammad Ali (1978) ... Herself (uncredited)
 1976 The Way It Was (TV Series)
Herself
- The 1960 Summer Olympics (1976) ... Herself
 1965-1973 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Herself - US Olympian / Herself - Olympic Track Champion
- Episode #12.193 (1973) ... Herself - US Olympian
- Episode #5.19 (1965) ... Herself - Olympic Track Champion
 1967 Sie 67 - Skizzen zu einem Porträit der modernen Frau (TV Series documentary)
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- Wilma Rudolph (1967) ... Herself
 1961 ABC's Wide World of Sports (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 22 July 1961 (1961) ... Herself
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Herself
 1960 To Tell the Truth (TV Series)
Herself - Contestant
- Episode dated 5 December 1960 (1960) ... Herself - Contestant
 1960 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #14.2 (1960) ... Herself
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 1961 The Grand Olympics (Documentary)
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 1956 Olympic Games 1956
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 2016 In Depth (TV Series)
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- David Maraniss (2016) ... Herself
 2007 Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team (TV Movie documentary)
Herself (uncredited)
 2003 Jim McKay: My World in My Words (TV Movie documentary)
Herself - Olympic runner
 1996 Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special (TV Movie documentary)
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