Billie Jean King

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Billie Jean King (née Moffitt; born November 22, 1943) is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. King won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles. King won the singles title at the inaugural WTA Tour Championships. King often represented the United States in the Federation Cup and the Wightman Cup. She was a member of the victorious United States team in seven Federation Cups and nine Wightman Cups. For three years, King was the United States' captain in the Federation Cup.

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Filmography

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Selected Billie Jean King film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

1990
Law & Order (TV Show)
Judge

Producer Credits

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2013
Makers: Women Who Make America
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2013
The Battle of the Sexes
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2013
Unstoppable
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2013
An Unexpected Win: Title IX and the Pinckney Pirates
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2011
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2011
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2011
125 Years of Wimbledon: You Cannot Be Serious
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2008
The Evert Era (TV Show)
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2007
Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team (TV Movie)
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2007
Happy Birthday Elton! From Madison Square Garden, New York (TV Movie)
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2007
Props (TV Movie)
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2007
The Film Society of Lincoln Center Annual Gala Tribute to Diane Keaton
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2006
The ONE Show (TV Show)
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2006
Ugly Betty (TV Show)
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2006
2006 Women's World Awards (TV Movie)
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2006
Wimbledon Official Film 2006
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2005
The Colbert Report (TV Show)
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2005
Moments That Shook Sport
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2004
ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Show)
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2004
Open Access (TV Show)
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2004
The L Word (TV Show)
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2003
Where the Girls Are (Short Film)
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2003
Center Court (TV Show)
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2003
She Got Game
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2003
Unforgettable: The Little Mo Connolly Story
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2001
Essence Awards (TV Show)
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2000
Playing the Field: Sports and Sex in America (TV Show)
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2000
Wimbledon: A History of the Championships
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1999
Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sports (TV Show)
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1999
ESPN SportsCentury (TV Show)
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1999
Loose Women (TV Show)
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1998
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1996
Arli$$ (TV Show)
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1994
Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World (TV Show)
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1994
Wimbledon '94
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1993
Intimate Portrait (TV Show)
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1993
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1991
Charlie Rose (TV Show)
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1989
The Pat Sajak Show (TV Show)
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1989
Off Your Duff (TV Show)
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1988
Later with Bob Costas (TV Show)
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1986
Wimbledon '86
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1985
American Masters (TV Show)
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1978
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1978
All-Star Salute to Women's Sports (TV Movie)
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1977
Super Night at Forest Hills (TV Movie)
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1975
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1974
Dinah! (TV Show)
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1974
The Annual National Sports Awards
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1973
Bobby Riggs vs. Billie Jean King: Tennis Battle of the Sexes
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1970
The Odd Couple (TV Show)
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1970
Dinah's Place (TV Show)
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1969
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1968
60 Minutes (TV Show)
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1961
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1953
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Homecoming with Rick Reilly (TV Show)
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I will tell you King's First Law of Recognition: You never get it when you want it, and then when it comes, you get too much.


In 1973, women got 59 cents on the dollar; now we are getting 74 cents on the dollar. In the area of finance and business, we are at 68 cents on the dollar.


At 62 you want to keep moving; that's important.


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  • Billie Jean King - Sports Illustrated Magazine Cover [United States] (16 July 1973)
  • Billie King - USA Weekend Magazine [United States] (6 April 2008)

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