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Tony Galento (1910–1979)

"Two Ton" Tony Galento, a stogie-smoking pugilist and bar-owner who claimed he trained on beer, hamburgers, and spaghetti, was one of the most colorful characters to ever contend for the heavyweight title. Born Dominic Anthony Galento on March 12, 1910 in Orange, New Jersey, he earned his nickname after driving his ice truck to an arena, arriving ... See full bio »
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 1956 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Little Pete
- The Recruiting Sergeant (1956) ... Little Pete
 1955 Guys and Dolls
Spectator at Hot Box Club (uncredited)
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 1976 The Way It Was (TV Series)
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 2009 The Glory Days of Wrestling (Video)
 2008 Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing (TV Movie documentary)

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Personal Details

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1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tony 'Twoton' Galento


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Had 8 different managers throughout his boxing career. See more »


A very dirty fighter, who would gouge, headbutt and elbow his opponents


The Jersey Night Stick See more »

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