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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter (1937–2014)

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was boxing's most feared middleweight contender in the early 1960s. Standing only 5' 8" tall and weighing 160 lbs., he nevertheless had one of the most muscular builds in the sport. With a shaved head, Fu Manchu mustache and bulging muscles, he sent shudders and shakes through his opponents. A self-proclaimed "wild" child,... See full bio »
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 1999 The Hurricane (book "The 16th Round")
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 2014 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Zombi: El amanecer de los muertos vivientes (2014) ... (in memory of)
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 2011 Bob Dylan Revealed (Documentary)
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 2011 The Hour (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #7.85 (2011) ... Himself
 2011 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 21 January 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2001 Spotlight on Location: Hurricane (Video documentary short)
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 2000 Politically Incorrect (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 17 April 2000 (2000) ... Himself
 2000 The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Presenter
 1999 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Former Prisoner (segment "Cop Killer")
- Why So Expensive?/Cop Killer/Strive, a Second Look (1999) ... Himself - Former Prisoner (segment "Cop Killer")
 1992 American Justice (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 1978 Renaldo and Clara
Himself
 1962-1963 Fight of the Week (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 20 July 1963 (1963) ... Himself - Guest (as Hurrican Carter)
- Episode dated 2 February 1963 (1963) ... Himself
- Episode dated 22 December 1962 (1962) ... Himself
 1957 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #10.43 (1957) ... Himself
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 1999 The Hurricane
Himself (uncredited)

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hurrican Carter

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I went to prison in 1966, that was it for me as far as prizefighting was concerned. I was fighting for my life, not for a prize in the ring, and not with boxing gloves and referees. I was fighting for my life in the absolute dungeon called Trenton State Prison. See more »

Trivia:

Sentenced to life in prison for the murder of three men in 1967. He claimed he was innocent. See more »

Trademark:

Shaved head See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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