Bud Greenspan

Active - 1971 - 2005  |   Born - Sep 18, 1926 in New York, New York, United States  |   Died - Dec 25, 2010 in New York, NY  |   Genres - Sports & Recreation [nf], Drama, History [nf]

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  • Worked as an extra in the Metropolitan Opera chorus, where he met weightlifter John Davis, the subject of his first film (The Strongest Man in the World).
  • Was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 2004.
  • Has won eight Emmys and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sports Emmys in 2006.
  • Has a scholarship endowed by the USOC in his name at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.