American Masters (2015 Season) : Althea

Film Interviewees

Air date: 09/04/2015

American Masters: Althea


Premieres nationwide Friday, September 4, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) during the U.S. Open


Film Interviewees

(in alphabetical order)


Leslie Allen, ex-professional player

Nick Bollettieri, Hall of Fame Tennis Coach

Angela Buxton, Althea’s friend, doubles partner

Art Carrington, ex-professional player, tennis historian and Athea’s friend

Bill Davis, tennis coach, Althea’s friend

Bob Davis, Althea’s practice partner

Donald Dell, ex-professional player, sports agent

David Dinkins, former Mayor of New York City, Althea’s childhood friend

Dr. Hubert Eaton, Jr., son of Dr. Hubert Eaton

William Hayling, Althea’s doctor and friend

Lange Johnson, grandson of Dr. Johnson

Billie Jean King, tennis champion

Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, widow of Arthur Ashe

Barry Murtha, tennis coach

Arvelia Myers, Althea’s friend, tennis professional

Dan Rivkind, tennis coach, Althea’s friend

Dick Savitt, Wimbledon Champion, 1951

Bobby Shiffman, owner, Apollo Theater (family owned Apollo for 47 years)

Lenny Simpson, Althea’s friend, tennis professional

Doug Smith, ATA player, tennis journalists

Sandra Terry, William Darben’s niece




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