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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
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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 the origin of his famously destructive left hook] When I was a boy, I used to pull a big cross saw with my dad. He'd use his right hand, so I'd have to use my left. See more »

Trivia:

First man to ever beat Muhammad Ali in the ring (their first fight is widely considered the greatest boxing match in history). See more »

Nickname:

Smokin' Joe See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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