Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is a former American track and field athlete who won 10 Olympic medals including 9 gold, and 10 World Championships medals, of which 8 were gold. His career spanned from 1979 when he first achieved a world ranking to 1996 when he last won an Olympic title and subsequently retired. Lewis is now an actor and has appeared in a number of films.
- ↑ Dillion, Nancy (August 10, 2008). "After the Gold, Their Lives Still Glitter. Champs show you CAN take it with you.". Daily News (New York: Daily News, L.P.): p. 26. ""Carl Lewis won nine golds in sprinting and the long jump, including four at 1984's Los Angeles Games, two at the 1988 Seoul competition, two at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and one in Atlanta in 1996. Lewis, 48, is now an actor and has a role in the upcoming jewel heist movie "62 Pickup" starring comedian Eddie Griffin. His Carl Lewis Foundation helps youth and families get and stay fit.""
- ↑ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0507006/maindetails