Josh Culbreath

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Joshua Culbreath (September 14, 1932 – July 1, 2021) was an American athlete. He competed mainly in the 400 meter hurdles—the national outdoor champion from 1953 to 1955. He won a bronze medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics. Culbreath was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

He made two guest appearances on The Cosby Show, playing the character Colonel Sanford B. "Tailwind" Turner.[1]

Culbreath died on July 1, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio at the age of 88.[2]

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  1. "TV & Movies: Josh Culbreath". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. 2012. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. Retrieved December 18, 2008.
  2. Juliano, Joe (July 3, 2021). "Josh Culbreath, Norristown native and Olympic medalist in the hurdles, dies at 88". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved July 3, 2021.