Gene Mako

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Birthday
24, 1916
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jun 14, 2012 (96)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
24, 1916
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jun 14, 2012 (96)

About

Winner of four Grand Slam doubles titles in the 1930's, and a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He lettered for three years at USC and won a singles as well as a doubles NCAA championship.

Trivia

He is an avid art fan and opened his own gallery, Gene Mako Galleries, in Los Angeles.

Family Life

His father, Bartholomew Mako, was an alumnus of Budapest Academy of Fine Arts.

Associated With

He was a wildly successful doubles player with Don Budge.