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Date of Birth 23 August 1941Miami, Florida, USA
Date of Death 14 January 2005Rome, Lazio, Italy  (lung cancer)
Birth NameCharles Roberts

Mini Bio (1)

Rocky Roberts was born on August 23, 1941 in Miami, Florida, USA as Charles Roberts. He was married to Katia Roberts. He died on January 14, 2005 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Spouse (1)

Katia Roberts (? - 14 January 2005) (his death) (1 child)

Trivia (5)

Child: son, Randy.
Onetime professional boxer who later had a singing career.
He was a boxer in the US for several years until an injury ended his career in the ring. He was serving in the US military when he was scouted in Naples.
He introduced soul music to Italy, and set fashion trends for Italian youths in the 1960s.
Started as a youth boxer and lasted until he suffered a broken jaw.

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