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Sugar Ray Robinson (1921–1989)

Born Walker Smith, Jr., he borrowed the name of a fighter named Ray Robinson to box as an amateur so his mother wouldn't find out. Undefeated as an amateur boxer, 85-0, with 69 knockouts, 42 of them in the first round. Turned pro in 1940 and won his first 40 fights. Lost his first fight by decision to Jake LaMotta. Robinson would defeat LaMotta ... See full bio »

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 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Wally Ray Stone
- The Pug/Class of '69 (1979) ... Wally Ray Stone
 1971 The Todd Killings
Police Officer
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Candy Joe Collins
- The Comeback (1971) ... Candy Joe Collins
 1971 City Beneath the Sea (TV Movie)
Captain Hunter
 1970 Julia (TV Series)
Clyde Porter
- Sara's Second Part (1970) ... Clyde Porter
 1969 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Biff Bowers
- Giants and All That Jazz (1969) ... Biff Bowers
 1968 Candy
 1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
- The Contender: Part 2 (1968) ... Wesley
- The Contender: Part 1 (1968) ... Wesley
 1968 The Detective
 1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
- The Cage (1968) ... Dax
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Duke Smith
- A Game of Violence (1966) ... Duke Smith
 1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
- Puncher & Judy (1963) ... Ray
 1953 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.16 (1953) ... Guest
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Alternate Names:

Ray Robinson | Walker Smith


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