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Roy Campanella (1921–1993)

Roy Campanella was born on November 19, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a writer, known for It's Good to Be Alive (1974), Roogie's Bump (1954) and 1980 MLB All-Star Game (1980). He was married to Roxie Joynes, Ruthe Willis and Bernice Ray. He died on June 26, 1993 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1974 It's Good to Be Alive (TV Movie) (book)
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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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I never want to quit playing ball. They'll have to cut this uniform off of me to get me out of it. See more »


Father of director Roy Campanella II. See more »



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