Stephen C. Bradbury
4/3/1944, El Paso, Texas, USA
Recurring Role (1)
American actor of film, television and theatre
El Paso, Texas, USA
- Trivia & Quotes
Stephen (on making the Top 50 most memorable moments on Australian television for gold medal win in 2002): It’s an honour to be considered one of the most memorable sporting moments. I’m still surprised about the reaction it received. It had all the elements that make for good sporting TV - the crash, the Aussie underdog coming from behind to win, plus it was our first-ever Winter Olympics gold medal.
In September 2006, Stephen’s gold medal in speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics was listed at #28 in TV Week's 'Top 50 most memorable moments on Australian television' list.
Stephen’s accidental win at the 2002 Winter Olympics has coined the Aussie phrase ‘Doing a Bradbury’ - which describes an accidental win.
At the 2002 Winter Olympics, Stephen won Australia’s first-ever gold medal for the 1000m speed skating event. All the competitors in front of him fell over, leaving him to cross the finishing line the winner.