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Robert Beck (III) (1918–1992)

Robert Beck was born on August 4, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Maupin Beck. He was a writer, known for Trick Baby (1972), Pimp: The Story of My Life and Black Journal (1969). He was married to Diane Millman. He died on April 28, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Trick Baby
Trick Baby Writer
Black Journal
Black Journal Himself


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 1972 Trick Baby (novel - as Iceberg Slim)
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 1971 Black Journal (TV Series)
- The Black Pimp (1971) ... Himself
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 2012 Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (Documentary)
 1994 Without Walls (TV Series documentary)

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Other Works:

"Long White Con" (1977) Holloway House See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Iceberg Slim


6' 4½" (1.94 m)

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His pseudonym, Iceberg Slim, inspired the stage names of hip-hop emcees Ice-T and Ice Cube. See more »

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