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Georges Carpentier (I) (1894–1975)

Georges Carpentier was a French boxer who reigned as the world's light heavyweight champion in 1920-22. He is best remembered for his fight for the world's heavyweight crown with champ Jack Dempsey, one of the highlights of the Roaring Twenties. Born on January 12, 1894, in Liévin, Pas-de-Calais, France, he first fought professionally as a ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 81) in Paris, France

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Filmography

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 1934 Toboggan
Georges Romanet
 1930 Hold Everything
Georges La Verne
 1929 The Show of Shows
Boulevardier in 'If I Could Learn to Love' Number
 1928 Pathetic Symphony
Paul Roland
 1922 A Gypsy Cavalier
Valerius Carew
 1920 The Wonder Man
Henri D'Alour
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 1930 Hold Everything (performer: "When The Little Red Roses Get the Blues For You", "You're The Cream In My Coffee", "Sing A Little Theme Song" ("All Alone Together"), "To Know You Is To Love You")
 1929 The Show of Shows (performer: "If I Could Learn to Love" (1929) - uncredited)
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 1964 Chance at Love
Himself (segment "Les interviews-vérités")
 1929 Georges Carpentier (Short)
Himself
 1913 Le roman de Carpentier (Short)
Himself
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 2000 Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1976 Singing During the Occupation (Documentary)
Himself
 1976 ABC's Wide World of Sports (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 14 February 1976 (1976) ... Himself
 1968 Legendary Champions (Documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

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Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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He served in the French army during World War I, and was awarded the Croix de Guerre - the French equivalent of the American Medal of Honor -for bravery in battle. See more »

Nickname:

The Orchid Man

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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