Name: Bud Greenspan
DOB: 9/18/1926
Birthplace: New York, N.Y.
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
College: New York University
Olympic Experience
  • Olympic Documentary Filmmaker, 1984-2010
  • Emmy and Peabody Award Winner
Personal: Son of Benjamin and Rachel Greenspan...Chronicled sporting events for more than 60 years...Documented every Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games beginning in 1984 until 2010...First covered the Olympic Games as a sports journalist and radio reporter in 1948...His first feature-length Olympic documentary, “Jesse Owens Returns to Berlin,” was filmed in 1964...Author of several books, including “100 Greatest Moments in Olympic History” and “Frozen in Time: The Greatest Moments at the Winter Olympics”...Honored with eight Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award, as well as lifetime achievement awards from the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences...Was inducted into the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Order.