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Tommy Morrison (I) (1969–2013)


He's a heavyweight professional boxer from Jay, Oklahoma, who made national news Thursday, Feb. 15, 1996, when he announced that he is HIV positive. He was suspended from worldwide boxing when he tested positive prior to a boxing match against Arthur Weathers in Las Vegas. He said he plans to pursue AIDS awareness activities. See full bio »

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Rocky V
Rocky V Tommy 'Machine' Gunn
(1990)
The Opponents
The Opponents Himself
(2006)

Filmography

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 1996 Cybill (TV Series)
Leo
- Educating Zoey (1996) ... Leo
 1988 They Live
Dave - Resistance Fighter (uncredited)
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 2013 HBO Boxing (TV Series documentary) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 September 2013 (2013) ... (in memory of)
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 2008 ESPN: The Magazine at 10 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2007 Boulevard of Broken Dreams (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Carrera/Morrison (2007) ... Himself
 2006 The Opponents (Video documentary short)
Himself
 2006 ESPN Outside the Lines (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 25 July 2006 (2006) ... Himself
 2006 ESPN Friday Night Fights (TV Series)
Himself - Audience Member
- Episode dated 7 July 2006 (2006) ... Himself - Audience Member
 1996 Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1993 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Himself - Boxer
- Episode #2.109 (1993) ... Himself - Boxer
 1991 Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman (TV Movie)
Himself
 1989 ESPN Top Rank Boxing (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 19 September 1989 (1989) ... Himself
- Episode dated 5 September 1989 (1989) ... Himself
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 2016 Oklahoma Sun (filming)
Himself
 2010-2011 ESPN Friday Night Fights (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 25 February 2011 (2011) ... Himself
- Episode dated 28 August 2010 (2010) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1993: TV commercial, for restaurant KFC along with George Foreman to promote both the Hot Wings comeback and their scheduled, Pay-Per-View match.

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on how he sexually-contracted HIV]: "Wilt Chamberlain had nothing on me. Infidelity was one of my biggest battles in life. I couldn't overcome it. It probably helped my first marriage crumble". See more »

Trivia:

Originally aspired to be an actor, but with all the boxers in his family going on at that time, his mother pressured him to try out for the Golden Gloves. He won. He was 25-0 before he realized that boxing was something he wanted to do full-time. See more »

Nickname:

The Duke

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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RIP SHB_73
Tommy's HIV Treatment. SakoDram
known him since i was a kid prattski
I hope he doesn't infect someone MrMovieGuru
Tommy living in Tennessee mark772187
HIV or not? Answer. ItsMegz8322
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