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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 17 June 1929Lima, Ohio, USA
Date of Death 4 March 2016Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
Birth NameArthur Worth Collins Jr.

Mini Bio (1)

Bud Collins was born on June 17, 1929 in Lima, Ohio, USA as Arthur Worth Collins Jr. He was an actor, known for McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice (2011), The Curse of the Bambino (2003) and Renée (2011). He was married to Anita Ruthling Klaussen, Mary Lou Barnum and Palmer Collins. He died on March 4, 2016 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA.

Spouse (3)

Anita Ruthling Klaussen (1994 - 4 March 2016) (his death)
Mary Lou Barnum (1986 - 1990) (her death)
Palmer Collins (? - ?) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

1994 International Tennis Hall of Fame Enshrinee as a journalist.
Longtime tennis analyst for NBC and the Boston Globe. Has written three editions of the Bud Collins Tennis Encyclopedia.
Coached tennis at Brandeis University (1959-1963). Among his pupils was Abbie Hoffman.
Collins was the recipient of the Red Smith Award, America's most prestigious sports writing honor, and was inducted into the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame in 2002.

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