Dick Button

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Birthday
18, 1929
Birthplace
Englewood, NJ
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1929 (age 87)
Birthplace
Englewood, NJ

About

Won gold medals at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics in the singles competition and became a TV sports commentator after retirement.

Before Fame

After being told he would never be a good skater, his formal training started.

Trivia

He won five consecutive World Championship titles from 1948 to 1952.

Family Life

He married Slavka Kohout in 1975 and the couple had two children together before divorcing.

Associated With

He made an appearance in Mr. Broadway with Mickey Rooney.