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Jack Dempsey (I) (1895–1983)


Jack Dempsey's life story could have been a Hollywood script. Born to a dirt-poor farming family, young Dempsey took up boxing with his older brother. Turning professional under the name Kid Blackie, Dempsey fought in saloons, coal-mining towns, back allies, lumberjack camps, and numerous hick and tank towns around the United States. Pocessing ... See full bio »

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The Prizefighter and the Lady
The Prizefighter and the Lady Jack Dempsey - Promoter
(1933)
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(1920)

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Active on Broadway in the following production: See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 21 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Height:

6' 0¾" (1.85 m)
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[on Rudolph Valentino] He was the most virile and masculine of men. The women were like flies to a honey pot. He could never shake them off when he went out. What a lovely, lucky guy! See more »

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Born at 11:00pm-MST See more »

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The Manassa Mauler See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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