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Willie Pastrano (1935–1997)

Willie Pastrano was born in Miami, Florida, but raised in the New Orlean's FrenchQuarter. A local shoe-shine boy, Pastrano took up boxing because he was "The fattest 15 year old in town". With no amateur experience, he turned pro in 1951. He racked up an impressive 58-11 record before winning the World Lightheavyweight Boxing Championship from ... See full bio »
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Known For

The Wild Rebels
(1967)
The Hooked Generation
(1968)
The Naked Zoo
(1970)
Revenge Is My Destiny
Revenge Is My Destiny Christopher
(1971)

Filmography

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 1971 Revenge Is My Destiny
Christopher
 1970 The Naked Zoo
Henry
 1968 The Hooked Generation
Dum Dum
 1967 The Wild Rebels
Banjo
 1964 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Guest - Bodybuilding Sketch
- Episode #3.3 (1964) ... Guest - Bodybuilding Sketch
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Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A day and a half after winning the world's title Pastrano said, "I want to see the kids. I also have to sell some insurance."

Trivia:

In the 1960s became a spokesperson for a local South Florida Milk Company. See more »

Trademark:

Defensive wizard See more »

Nickname:

Willie the Wisp

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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