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Wilma (1977)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Sport | TV Movie 19 December 1977
The story of American track sprinter Wilma Rudolph, who overcame physical handicaps to win three gold medals in the 1960 Olympics.

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Cast

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Blanche Rudolph
Jason Bernard ...
Coach Temple
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Ed Rudolph
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Robert Eldridge, age 18
Charles Blackwell ...
Coach Gray
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Dr. Gordon
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Robert Eldridge, age 12 (as Larry Scott)
Réjane Magloire ...
Wilma, age 12
Piper Carter ...
Wilma, age 4
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Mae Faggs (as Paulette Pearson)
Andrea Frierson ...
Martha Hudson
Stacy Green ...
Tootie
Dury Cox ...
Pappy Marshall
Roger Askew ...
Dr. Williams
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The story of American track sprinter Wilma Rudolph, who overcame physical handicaps to win three gold medals in the 1960 Olympics.

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A true story of one of America's greatest Olympic Athletes.

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Wilma Rudolph, die schwarze Gazelle  »

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Denzel Washington's first acting role. See more »

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