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William T. Tilden (1893–1953)

William T. Tilden was born on February 10, 1893 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, USA as William Tatem Tilden II. He was a writer and actor, known for The Highbinders (1926), The Ford Television Theatre (1952) and Footlights Theater (1952). He died on June 4, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1953 Footlights Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- They Also Serve (1953)
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- They Also Serve (1953) ... (story)
 1926 The Highbinders (story)
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 1927 The Music Master
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 1997 Kings of the Court (Video)
 1948 Sport's Golden Age (Short)
 1941 Big Bill Tilden (Documentary short)
Himself - Champion Tennis Player (as Bill Tilden)
 1940 Screen Snapshots Series 19, No. 9: Sports in Hollywood (Documentary short)
Himself, Tennis Player (as Bill Tilden)
 1932 Tennis Technique (Short)
Himself (as William T. Tilden II)
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 1996 100 Years of Olympic Glory (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Tennis Champion (uncredited)
 1990 Babe Ruth: The Man, the Myth, the Legend (Video short)
 1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up (Documentary)
 1954 When Sports Were King (Documentary short)
Himself - Tennis Champion (as 'Big Bill' Tilden)

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2 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

William T. Tilden II | 'Big Bill' Tilden | Bill Tilden


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame in 2004 (charter class). See more »


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