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Ingemar Johansson (I) (1932–2009)


Handsome and charming, Ingemar Johansson was one of Heavyweight Boxing's most exciting and colorful champions. Born in Sweden on September 22, 1932, Johannsson discovered at a young age that he had "thunder" in his hands, and entered amateur boxing. As a member of the European Amateur Boxing Team, he competed in Chicago against the American Team ... See full bio »

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 1965 För tapperhet i tält
Ingemar
 1964 Tre dar på luffen
Persson
 1960 All the Young Men
Pvt. Torgil
 1959 Buick-Electra Playhouse (TV Series)
Ole Anderson
- The Killers (1959) ... Ole Anderson
 1958 Slag för slag
Boxer
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Made his debut in Ernest Hemingway's "The Killers" on the CBS Television Network's premiere of "Electra Playhouse" November 19, 1959. Johansson played Ole Andreson, Dean Stockwell played Nick Adams and the play was adapted for television by A.E. Hotchner and directed by Tom Donovan and Gordon Duff producer. This was the first ... See more »

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Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Trivia:

In 1958 he KO'd top ranked Eddie Machen, in the first round, to earn a shot at The World Champion Floyd Patterson. See more »

Nickname:

Ingo, The Hammer of Thor

Star Sign:

Virgo

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