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Bob Mathias (1930–2006)


Bob Mathias was born on November 17, 1930 in Tulare, California, USA as Robert Bruce Mathias. He was an actor, known for The Minotaur, the Wild Beast of Crete (1960), The Bob Mathias Story (1954) and China Doll (1958). He was married to Gwen Alexander and Melba Wiser. He died on September 2, 2006 in Fresno, California. See full bio »

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Known For

The Bob Mathias Story Bob Mathias
(1954)
China Doll Capt. Phil Gates
(1958)
It Happened in Athens Coach Graham
(1962)

Filmography

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 1962 It Happened in Athens
Coach Graham
 1959-1960 Troubleshooters (TV Series)
Frank Dugan / Dugan
- The Carnival (1960) ... Frank Dugan
- No Stone Unturned (1960) ... Frank Dugan
- Fire in the Hole (1960) ... Frank Dugan
- The Landmark (1960) ... Frank Dugan
- Senorita (1960) ... Frank Dugan
 1958 China Doll
Capt. Phil Gates
 1954 The Bob Mathias Story
Bob Mathias
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 2008 Bob Mathias: Hometown Hero (Video documentary)
Himself
 1996 Bearing the Torch: Politics & the Olympics (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1984 The Stars Salute the U.S. Olympic Team (TV Movie)
Himself - Performer
 1968 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.100 (1968) ... Himself
 1963 I've Got a Secret (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 9 September 1963 (1963) ... Himself - Guest
 1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Himself
- The Man in the Funny Suit (1960) ... Himself
 1958 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #11.32 (1958) ... Himself
 1954 You Bet Your Life (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.33 (1954) ... Himself
 1952 Helsinki 1952: Games of the XV Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
 1952 U.S. Olympic Champions (Documentary short)
Himself - U. S. Olympic Team-Member
 1948 London 1948: Games of the XIV Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Trivia:

Won a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1948 Olympic Games in London and then won a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, thus making him the first athlete to win consecutive titles in this event. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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