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Joe Frazier (I) (1944–2011)


Joe Frazier was born on January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina, USA as Joseph William Frazier. He was an actor, known for Rocky (1976), Thrilla in Manila (2008) and Facing Ali (2009). He was married to Florence Smith. He died on November 7, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Rocky
Rocky Himself
(1976)
Thrilla in Manila
(2008)
Facing Ali
Facing Ali Himself
(2009)

Filmography

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 2011 Gregory Way TV (TV Series)
Smokin Joe
- Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli (2011) ... Smokin Joe
 2005 Bocce Balls
Boxing Trainer
 1994 Home of Angels
Thadious
 1986 Ghost Fever
Terrible Tucker
 1985 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Joe Frazier
- You'll Never Get Rich (1985) ... Joe Frazier
 1975 Movin' On (TV Series)
Cpl. Brooks, Atlantic-fleet champ
- The Toughest Men in America (1975) ... Cpl. Brooks, Atlantic-fleet champ
 1971-1973 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Hikmself - Ex-Pro Boxer / Guest
- Episode dated 30 March 1973 (1973) ... Hikmself - Ex-Pro Boxer
- Episode #9.225 (1971) ... Guest
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Show Show Self (71 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (19 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for RaGu (2004) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Smokin' Joe Frazier | The Late Joe Frazier

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his major victory over Muhammad Ali in 1971] He said if I whipped him that night he would get on his knees, crawl across the ring and say 'You are the greatest''. But he didn't do that. I think he was trying to get to the hospital. See more »

Trivia:

His daughter, Jackie Frazier, is a professional boxer and won her first 9 fights by knockout, before losing to Laila Ali. See more »

Nickname:

Billy Boy See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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