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Tony Burton, who is famous for playing the corner man in six "Rocky" movies, was himself, in real life, a professional heavyweight boxer. Boxing in such avenues as Palm Springs, Los Angeles, and Hollywood, California, the 6 feet 200 pound Burton knocked-out among others, Bob Smith and Denny Chaney. His most important match was an April 4, 1959 6th... See full bio »
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 2007 Hack!
Sheriff Stoker
 2007 Boxing Bloopers (Video short)
Duke (uncredited)
 2003 Mercy Peak (TV Series)
Norm Somerville
- When Ken Met Wendy (2003) ... Norm Somerville
- Woodpile ... Norm Somerville
 2003 Exorcism
Bishop Harris
 2003 Shade
Fedora
 2001 The Lot (TV Series)
Jerome Jeter
- Nebraska Johnston (2001) ... Jerome Jeter
 2000/I Knockout
Segent Hawkins
 1999 Jackson's Wharf (TV Series)
Calder Jackson
- Jackson's Return (1999) ... Calder Jackson
 1998 The Magnificent Seven (TV Series)
Tennessee Eban
- Ghosts of the Confederacy (1998) ... Tennessee Eban
 1997 Farticus
 1997 Flipping
Chuckie, 2-2 Card Club Manager
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Joseph Little
- Divided Loyalty (1996) ... Dr. Joseph Little
 1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)
Simon Walters
- The Inheritance (1996) ... Simon Walters
 1996 The Enid Blyton Adventure Series (TV Series)
Jake
- Island of Adventure (1996) ... Jake
 1996 Black Rose of Harlem
Turner
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Floyd Gates
- Burnin' Love (1996) ... Floyd Gates
 1995 Cyber-Tracker 2 (Video)
Swain
 1995 Private Obsession
Sergeant Jim Lytel
 1993 Renegade (TV Series)
Ronnie's Friend
- Val's Song (1993) ... Ronnie's Friend
 1992 Absent Without Leave
Constable
 1992 The Bulkin Trail (TV Short)
Music Teacher
 1992 Mission of Justice
Cedric Williams
 1992 Shortland Street (TV Series)
Joe Bennett (1998)
 1991 Hook
Bill Jukes
 1991 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Marquis
- Loaded Question (1991) ... Marquis
 1991 House Party 2
Mr. Lee
 1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Colonel Riley
- Episode #2.12 (1991) ... Colonel Riley
 1990 Rocky V
Duke
 1990 Over My Dead Body (TV Series)
Curly
- Dad and Buried (1990) ... Curly
 1990 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Mr. Ford
- Sugar Blues (1990) ... Mr. Ford
 1990 Side Out
Louie
 1990 A Different World (TV Series)
Cap Connors
- A Camp Fire Story (1990) ... Cap Connors
 1990 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Conrad 'King' Baylor
- King's Ransom (1990) ... Conrad 'King' Baylor
 1989 Amen (TV Series)
Off. Anderson
- TV or Not TV (1989) ... Off. Anderson
 1988 Police Story: Cop Killer (TV Movie)
 1987-1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Big Arthur
- The King of Wall Street (1988) ... Big Arthur (credit only)
- The Recruiting Game (1988) ... Big Arthur (credit only)
- Cultural Exchange (1988) ... Big Arthur
- Frank's Place - The Movie (1988) ... Big Arthur (credit only)
- Shorty's Belle (1988) ... Big Arthur
 1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Moustache
- You Ruined My Life (1987) ... Moustache
 1987 On Fire (TV Movie)
Wintchell
 1986 Oceans of Fire (TV Movie)
Clay
 1986 Armed and Dangerous
Cappy
 1986 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
 1982-1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Eddie Barber / Algebra Jones
- The Bigger They Are (1986) ... Eddie Barber
- Ladies on the Ropes (1982) ... Algebra Jones
 1986 Airwolf (TV Series)
Moose
- Wildfire (1986) ... Moose
 1985 Rocky IV
Duke
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Bartender
- Gunfight at the So-So Corral (1985) ... Bartender
 1984 The A-Team (TV Series)
Burke
- It's a Desert Out There (1984) ... Burke
 1983 Happy (TV Movie)
Lt. J.L. Stevens
 1982 The Toy
Stanley (uncredited)
 1982 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Luther
- Blind Justice (1982) ... Luther
 1982 Rocky III
Duke
 1982 Bret Maverick (TV Series)
Arthur
- Faith, Hope and Clarity: Part 2 (1982) ... Arthur
- Faith, Hope and Clarity: Part 1 (1982) ... Arthur
 1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Starvin' Marvin
- Dead Stop (1981) ... Starvin' Marvin
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Avrom
- Mitchell & Woods (1981) ... Avrom
 1981 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Curley
- Hog Wild (1981) ... Curley
 1981 Fitz and Bones (TV Series)
Sid
- Terror at Newsline 3 (1981) ... Sid
 1980 Inside Moves
Lucius
 1980 Stir Crazy
Guy who Punches Big Mean (uncredited)
 1980 Scared Straight! Another Story (TV Movie)
Rafer
 1980 The Hunter
Garbageman #2
 1980 White Mama (TV Movie)
Black Fighter
 1980 Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (TV Series)
Skeeter McClintock
- Savage Says: There's No Free Lunch (1980) ... Skeeter McClintock
 1980 Skag (TV Series)
- Pilot (1980)
 1978 Blackjack
Charles
 1978 CPO Sharkey (TV Series)
Scotty
- Tell It to the Marines (1978) ... Scotty
 1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Gilmore Lee
- The Lady on Thursday at Ten (1978) ... Gilmore Lee
 1977 Beyond Reason
Dangerman
 1977 Heroes
Chef
 1977 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Joe Moran
- Second Chance (1977) ... Joe Moran
 1977 Kill Me If You Can (TV Movie)
Price
 1977 Ransom for Alice! (TV Movie)
Fish Man
 1977 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Guard
- Fred the Activist (1977) ... Guard
 1977 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Manager
- The Infiltrators (1977) ... Manager
 1977 Switch (TV Series)
Joey
- The Snitch (1977) ... Joey
 1976 Gibbsville (TV Series)
 1976 Gemini Man (TV Mini-Series)
Moore
- Eight-Nine-Ten, You're Dead (1976) ... Moore
 1976 Good Times (TV Series)
Aide
- Evans Versus Davis (1976) ... Aide
 1976 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Clarence
- Board of Rights (1976) ... (uncredited)
- The Avenger (1976) ... Clarence
 1976 The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
Issac, All-Star (CF)(C)
 1976 Trackdown
Zelds
 1976 The River Niger
Black Policeman
 1976 Harry O (TV Series)
Peter Macklin
- Ruby (1976) ... Peter Macklin
 1975 Baretta (TV Series)
Teak
- Count the Days I'm Gone (1975) ... Teak
 1975 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
3rd Prisoner
- Go Directly to Jail (1975) ... 3rd Prisoner (as Tony D. Burton)
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Eddie Ellis
- The Betrayal (1974) ... Eddie Ellis
 1974 The Black Godfather
Sonny Spyder Brown
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Alternate Names:

Tony D. Burton

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Played chess with Stanley Kubrick on the set of The Shining (1980). See more »

Nickname:

Hollywood

Star Sign:

Aries

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