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Jim Valvano (1946–1993)

Jim Valvano was born on March 10, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for ESPN: NCAA Basketball (1979), ABC Sports: World League (1991) and The Cosby Show (1984). He was married to Pam Valvano. He died on April 28, 1993 in Durham, North Carolina, USA. See full bio »

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 1992 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
John Velarde
- The Getaway (1992) ... John Velarde
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 1991 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 December 1991 (1991) ... Himself
 1991 ABC Sports: World League (TV Series)
Himself - Sideline Reporter
 1979 ESPN: NCAA Basketball (TV Series)
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 2011-2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 July 2015 (2015) ... Himself
- Episode dated 16 July 2014 (2014) ... Himself
- Episode dated 17 July 2013 (2013) ... Himself
- Episode dated 11 July 2012 (2012) ... Himself (as Jimmy Valvano)
- Episode dated 13 July 2011 (2011) ... Himself (as Jimmy Valvano)
 2013 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary)
- Survive and Advance (2013) ... Himself
 2004 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
 2003 The Award Show Awards Show (TV Special documentary)
 1996 Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special (TV Movie documentary)

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Jimmy Valvano

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Personal Quote:

Cancer can take away all my physical ability. It cannot touch my mind; it cannot touch my heart; and it cannot touch my soul. And those three things are going to carry on forever.


Inducted into the Rutgers Men's Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993 (inaugural class). See more »


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