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Overview (2)

Born in Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (heart failure)

Mini Bio (1)

Coley Wallace was born on April 5, 1927 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. He was an actor, known for Raging Bull (1980), The Joe Louis Story (1953) and Rooftops (1989). He was married to Pearlie-May Wallace. He died on January 30, 2005 in New York City, New York, USA.

Spouse (1)

Pearlie-May Wallace (? - 30 January 2005) (his death) (1 child)

Trivia (3)

Wallace fought future heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano when both were amateurs.
He is the only person ever to have beaten Rocky Marciano in a boxing match. Granted it was in an amateur match (Marciano never lost a professional fight) but still Wallace has the honor of being the only fighter to defeat Marciano in boxing.
Wallace had a professional boxing record of 20-7-0 over 6 years.

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