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Floyd Patterson (1935–2006)

Floyd Patterson was born on January 4, 1935 in Waco, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for World's Heavyweight Championship Fight: Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Champion of the World versus Ingemar Johansson Heavyweight Champion of Europe (1959), Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee (1969) and Terrible Joe Moran (1984). He was married ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 71) in New Paltz, New York, USA

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Known For

Filmography

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 1969 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
George Hill
- The Road to Freedom (1969) ... George Hill
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Lyle Dixon
- The Night of the Juggernaut (1968) ... Lyle Dixon
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I'm sorry, Mr. President. The title is not worth anything if the best fighters can't have a shot at it. And Liston deserves a shot." - Floyd Patterson to then-U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. See more »

Trivia:

The only fighters to beat him by decision were Joey Maxim (1952) , Jerry Quarry (1967),who also fought to a draw with Floyd earlier that same year, and Jimmy Elllis (1968). . See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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