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Bill Bright

AKA William Rohl Bright

Born: 19-Oct-1921
Birthplace: Coweta, OK
Died: 19-Jul-2003
Location of death: Orlando, FL
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Memorial Park, Gotha, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Born-Again Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Campus Crusade for Christ

In July 1988, Bright offered $10 million to Universal Pictures to purchase and destroy all extant copies of The Last Temptation of Christ.

Father: Forrest Dale Bright
Mother: Mary Lee Rohl
Sister: Florence Skinner
Brother: Forrest Bright
Wife: Vonette Zachary (m. 30-Dec-1948)
Son: Zachary (adopted)
Son: Bradley (adopted)

    High School: Coweta High School, Coweta, OK (1939)
    University: BA Economics, Northeastern State College, Tahlequah, OK (1943)
    Teacher: Oklahoma State University
    Theological: Princeton Theological Seminary (1946-47)
    Theological: Fuller Theological Seminary (1947-51)

    Alliance Defense Fund
    Campus Crusade for Christ
    Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity
    Templeton Prize $1.05 million (6-Mar-1996)
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer

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