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|Also Known As:||Gregory Efthimios Louganis||Died:|
|Born:||January 29, 1960||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||El Cajon, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
Greg Louganis was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1969, he began taking diving lessons. In 1978, he won his first World Championship in diving. In 1996, he co-wrote the autobiography "Breaking the Surface" with Eric Marcus. In 2009, he appeared in the documentary "My Dog: An Unconditional Love Story." He appeared in a number of television specials, including "16 Days of Glory" (1986-87), "The Eleventh Annual Circus of the Stars" (CBS, 1986-87) and "Superstars & Their Moms" (ABC, 1986-87). He also landed a few movie roles at the time, appearing in "Dirty Laundry" (1987) with Leigh McCloskey and the Emilio Estevez action film "D2: The Mighty Ducks" (1994). In the nineties, Louganis devoted his time to various credits, such as "America's Greatest Olympians" (TBS, 1995-96), "Sports Theater With Shaquille O'Neal" (Nickelodeon, 1995-99) and "Where Are They Now? Part 2" (CBS, 1995-96). He also worked on "It's My Party" (1996) starring Margaret Cho. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Portlandia" (IFC, 2010-). He also appeared in "Watercolors" (2010). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "Hollywood Animal Crusaders" (Animal Planet, 1998-99) and "Greg Louganis: The Biggest Challenge" (2000-01). Louganis most recently acted in the comedic adaptation "Entourage" (2015) with Adrian Grenier.
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