When Billie Beat Bobby

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When Billie Beat Bobby
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Directed byJane Anderson
Produced byPeter Sussman
Ed Gernon
Goldie Hawn
StarringHolly Hunter
Ron Silver
Matt Letscher
Bob Gunton
Jacqueline McKenzie
Elizabeth Berridge
Vincent Van Patten
Caitlin Martin
Distributed byAmerican Broadcasting Company
Release date
  • 2001 (2001)
CountryUnited States

When Billie Beat Bobby is a 2001 ABC docudrama directed by Jane Anderson and detailing the historic 1973 "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs and what led up to it. The match was filmed at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California.

At the 53rd Primetime Emmy Awards, Holly Hunter was nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie but lost out to Judy Davis who won for Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows.


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