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Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom (1904–1976)

Max Rosenbloom was 5'11" and weighed 165-170 lb. during the peak of his professional boxing years (which included 289 fights). In later years the larger-than-life "Slapsie Maxie" would parlay his sports fame into a Hollywood career playing a series of Runyonesque-type thugs and pugs. Born Max Everitt Rosenbloom in Connecticut, the son of an ... See full bio »

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 1969 My Side of the Mountain
Flint Seller
 1968 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
- The Strongest Man in the World (1968) ... Man (as Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1967 The Spy in the Green Hat
'Crunch' Battaglia (as Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Crunch Battaglia
- The Concrete Overcoat Affair: Part II (1966) ... Crunch Battaglia (as Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom)
- The Concrete Overcoat Affair: Part I (1966) ... Crunch Battaglia (as Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
- The Day Time Stopped (1966) ... Tiger (as Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1966 Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title
Foreign Agent (scenes deleted)
 1964 The Munsters (TV Series)
Big Louie
- The Midnight Ride of Herman Munster (1964) ... Big Louie (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1964 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
- Royal Flush (1964) ... Max (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1962 Two Guys Abroad
Nightclub co-owner
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series)
- The Champ (1961) ... Duke (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1960 The Bellboy
Maxie - Gangster (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1958-1960 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Guest / Muggsy
- Freddie in Las Vegas (1960) ... Guest
- Freddie and the Election (1958) ... Muggsy
 1959 The Beat Generation
The Wrestling Beatnik (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1958 I Married a Monster from Outer Space
Max Grady - Bartender (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1956 Hollywood or Bust
Bookie Benny (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Requiem for a Heavyweight (1956) ... Steve
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
Benny Toledo
- Bred for Battle (1955) ... (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
- A Light in France (1955) ... Benny Toledo (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1955 Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops
Hinds (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1954-1955 The Joe Palooka Story (TV Series)
Clyde / Humphrey Pennyworth
- The Hard Way (1955) ... Humphrey Pennyworth (as 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom)
- The Fast Touch (1955) ... Clyde
- Second Honeymoon (1955) ... Humphrey Pennyworth (as 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom)
- Clyde's Mistake (1955) ... Clyde
- Below the Border (1955) ... Clyde
 1952 Rootin' Tootin' Tenderfeet (Short)
Maxie (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1951 The Champs Step Out (Short)
'Slapsy' Max (as Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1951 Skipalong Rosenbloom
Skipalong Rosenbloom (as Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1951 Wine, Women and Bong (Short)
Maxie (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1951 Mister Universe
Big Ears, the Trainer (as Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1950 Two Roaming Champs (Short)
 1948 Hazard
Truck Driver (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1947 The Perils of Pauline
Maxie (uncredited)
 1945 Men in Her Diary
Moxie Kildorff (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1945 Penthouse Rhythm
Health Spa Proprietor (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1945 Trouble Chasers
Maxie (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1945 Night Club Girl
Percival J. Percival (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1944 Crazy Knights
Maxie (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1944 Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Stanley Ketchel (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1944 Three of a Kind
Maxie (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1944 Allergic to Love
Max (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1944 Follow the Boys
Slapsy Maxie (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1943 Swing Fever
'Rags' (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1943 Here Comes Kelly
Trixie Bell (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1943 My Son, the Hero
Kid Slug Rosenthal (as Maxie Rosenthal)
 1942 The Yanks Are Coming
Butch (as 'Slapsie' Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1942 Smart Alecks
Butch Brocalli (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1942 To the Shores of Tripoli
Okay Jones (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1941 Slick Chick
 1941 Louisiana Purchase
The Shadow aka Wilson (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1941 Harvard, Here I Come!
Maxie (as 'Slapsie' Maxie Rosembloom)
 1941 The Stork Pays Off
Brains Moran (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1941 Ringside Maisie
Chotsie (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1941 Sockaroo (Short)
 1941 The Lady and the Lug (Short)
Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1940 Public Deb No. 1
 1940 Passport to Alcatraz
Hank Kircher
 1939 Private Detective
Brody (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1939 20,000 Men a Year
Walt Dorgan
 1939 Slapsie Maxie's (Short)
Slapsie Maxie (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1939 Each Dawn I Die
Fargo Red (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1939 Naughty But Nice
Killer (as Maxie Rosenblum)
 1939 The Kid from Kokomo
Curley Bender (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1939 Women in the Wind
Stuffy McInnes (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1938 His Exciting Night
'Doc' McCoy (as 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom)
 1938 Submarine Patrol
Marine Sentry Sgt. Joe Duffy
 1938 The Crowd Roars
Maxie (uncredited)
 1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
Butch (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1938 Gangs of New York
Tombstone (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1938 Mr. Moto's Gamble
Wellington (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1938 The Kid Comes Back
Stan Wilson (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1937 Nothing Sacred
Max Levinsky (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1937 Big City (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1937 Marry the Girl
Boxer (uncredited)
 1937 Two Wise Maids
Max Handler, Champ
 1936 Kelly the Second
Butch Flynn (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1936 Muss 'em Up
Snake (as Maxie Rosenbloom)
 1934 Punch Drunks (Short)
Plug-Ugly #2 in Restaurant (uncredited)
 1933 King for a Night
 1933 Mr. Broadway
'Slapsy' Maxie
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Stage: Appeared in a road production of "Guys and Dolls".

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Alternate Names:

'Slapsie' Maxie Rosembloom | 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom | 'Slapsie' Maxie Rosenbloom | 'Slapsy Maxie' Rosenbloom | Maxie Rosenbloom | Slapsie Maxie Rosenbloom | Slapsy Maxie Rosenbloom | Maxie Rosenblum | Maxie Rosenthal


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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