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Sonny Liston (1932–1970)


Charles "Sonny" Liston's life and death began and ended in the same manner: as a mystery. Liston, one of 25 children by his father, is reputed to have been born in May 1932, yet prison records show various birthdates, among them 1928. After a rough upbringing, with little formal education, Liston found himself in trouble with the law. He served ... See full bio »

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Known For

Head
Head Extra
(1968)
Moonfire
Moonfire The Farmer
(1970)

Filmography

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 2016 Cold Green (Short)
Soldier 3
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Rocky Morgan (segment "Love and the Champ")
- Love and the Champ/Love and the Pen Pals (1970) ... Rocky Morgan (segment "Love and the Champ")
 1970 Moonfire
The Farmer
 1968 Head
Extra
 1965/II Harlow
First Fighter
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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Charles 'Sonny' Liston

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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In the films the good guy always wins, but this is one bad guy who ain't gonna lose. See more »

Trivia:

Served a prison sentence at Missouri State Penitentiary for robbing a gas station at age 18. See more »

Trademark:

His glaring stare

Star Sign:

Taurus

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