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Max Schmeling (I) (1905–2005)

Schmeling was seriously wounded in WW2 when he took part in the attack against Crete in 1941 as a parachutist and spent the rest of the war in a hospital. After the war he became the head of the Coca Cola company in Germany. See full bio »

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Known For

The Affairs of Julie
Days of Our Years
The Super Fight
The Super Fight Himself


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 1971 Glückspilze (TV Movie)
 1942 Das große Spiel
Zuschauer des Fussballspiels (uncredited)
 1930 Love in the Ring
Max - Sohn der Obsthänderlin / Son of The Fruit Peddler
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3 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 3 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Despite being used as a political tool by the German regime in the 1930s he fought hard against the Nazi party, and managed to save several Jewish friends from the Nazis during World War II. Over the years, Schmeling greatly treasured his friendship with his most famous rival in the ring - Joe Louis - and quietly gave the down-and-out American gifts of money in later years. He also paid for Louis... See more »


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