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Jake LaMotta

Jake LaMotta had one of the best chins in boxing history. In over 110 fights against the greatest middleweights in history, LaMotta was only knocked to the canvas once in his entire 14 year career. Turning pro in the early 1940s, Lamotta ran up an impressive undefeated streak before losing. He was the first fighter to defeat the great Sugar Ray ... See full bio »
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 1997 Question d'honneur (Short)
 1995 The Happy Moose (Short)
Bull (voice, as The Evil Cat)
 1991 New Jack City
Gangster standing at bar. (uncredited)
 1989 Mob War
Don Ricci
 1988 Maniac Cop
 1987 Hangmen
Moe Boone
 1971 Who Killed Mary Whats'ername?
Bartender (as Jake Lamotta)
 1970 Cauliflower Cupids
Gentle Jim
 1965 The Runaways
Joe Senken
 1962-1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Bugsy / Muscles McGuirk / Duke Thornton / ...
- I've Been Here Before (1963) ... Bugsy
- Here We Go Again (1963) ... Muscles McGuirk
- The White Elephant (1963) ... Duke Thornton
- Quiet! We're Thinking (1962) ... Thug (uncredited)
- Toody & Muldoon Crack Down (1962) ... Seaman (uncredited)
 1961 The Hustler
 1961 Rebellion in Cuba
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Rocky's Pal
- Episode #4.1 (1953) ... Rocky's Pal
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Alternate Names:

The Evil Cat | Jake La Motta | Jake Lamotta


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on Robert De Niro] Bobby's a main-event fighter. I'm not kidding. He's thirty-five, but he moves and hits like a nineteen-year-old. Anytime he wants to quit acting I could easily make him into a champion. He's that good. See more »


A poster of him, promoting one of his historic fights, can be seen in The Godfather (1972), in the scene where Don Corlone (Marlon Brando) is shot. See more »


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