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Bud Greenspan (1926–2010)

Bud Greenspan was born on September 18, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA as Jonah Joseph Greenspan. He was a director and producer, known for 16 Days of Glory (1985), Bud Greenspan's Summer Olympic Greats (1988) and The Olympiad (1976). He was married to Cappy Petrash Greenspan. He died on December 25, 2010 in New York City. See full bio »

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16 Days of Glory Director
The Olympiad Director
Numero Uno Director


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 2007 Pride Against Prejudice: The Larry Doby Story (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Bud Greenspan Presents: Whirlaway! (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Bud Greenspan's Reflections (TV Series documentary)
 2002 1972 Munich Games: Bud Greenspan Remembers (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Bud Greenspan Presents: Michelle Kwan (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Sydney 2000: Stories of Olympic Glory (TV Movie documentary) (executive)
 1998 Endurance (Atlanta Olympic games sequences)
 1998 Ageless Heroes (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Atlanta's Olympic Glory (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 100 Years of Olympic Glory (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Lillehammer '94: 16 Days of Glory (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Barcelona '92: 16 Days of Glory (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Seoul '88: 16 Days of Glory (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 Calgary '88: 16 Days of Glory (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Bud Greenspan's Summer Olympic Greats (TV Series short)
 1987 16 Days of Glory: Part II (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 16 Days of Glory (Documentary)
 1982 Numero Uno (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1982)
 1976-1980 The Olympiad (TV Mini Series documentary) (13 episodes)
- The Rare Ones (1980)
- The 1500 Meters (1980)
- The 800 Meters (1980)
- The East Germans (1980)
 1977 Wilma (TV Movie)
 1970 The Glory of Their Times (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 Jesse Owens Returns to Berlin (TV Movie documentary)
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Cappy Petrash Greenspan  (her death)

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