Muhammad Ali (I) (1942–2016)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 940 this week
Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated light-heavyweight champs Archie Moore and Bob Foster. Ali ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 74) in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

IMDb's 2022 TV Guide

Browse our list of the best series coming to TV and streaming in 2022.

See the full list

Remembering the Stars We Lost in 2021

IMDb presents a tribute to those entertainers and public figures who passed away in 2021.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Autopsy: The Last Hours of
Muhammad Ali (S9, Ep8)
Mon, Jan 17 8:00 AM PST on REELZ (128)
Facing Ali
Mon, Jan 17 8:25 AM PST on STZENB (604)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 47 images
updated 07 Jan 2021
 
a list of 20 images
updated 18 Sep 2020
 
a list of 11 images
updated 21 Nov 2018
 
a list of 198 images
updated 02 Jan 2017
 
a list of 40 images
updated 03 Dec 2016
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 people
created 18 Aug 2016
 
a list of 29 people
created 30 Jun 2018
 
a list of 22 people
created 27 Dec 2013
 
a list of 49 people
created 03 Dec 2019
 
a list of 38 people
created 18 Aug 2019
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Muhammad Ali's work have you seen?

User Polls

6 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

The Greatest Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali
(1977)
(1996)
Diff'rent Strokes Muhammad Ali
(1979-1980)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (25 credits)
 2019 The Roots (Short)
Hero
 2004 Laila (Short)
 1986 Aik Hi Rasta
 1986 White Gold
 1981 Bara Admi
 1980 Badnam
 1979 Freedom Road (TV Movie)
Gideon Jackson
 1979 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Muhammad Ali
- Arnold's Hero (1979) ... Muhammad Ali
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Muhammad Ali
- The Eleventh Event (1979) ... Muhammad Ali
 1977 The Greatest
Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali
 1975 Arzoo
 1975 Esaar
 1974 Kismat
 1972/II Sabaq
 1972/I Sabaq
 1971 Mohabbat
 1971 Yadein
 1970 Lori
 1969 Nela parbat
 1968 Paristan
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (23 credits)
Show Show Self (193 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (253 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

(1970s) TV commercial (UK): Unigate Milk. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 17 Print Biographies | 9 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 30 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 71 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Muhammed Ali | Cassisus Clay | Cassius Marcellus Clay | Cassius Clay | Muhammad & Lonnie Ali and their families

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

Spouse:

Lonnie Ali  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

May May | See more »


Relatives:

Rahman Ali (sibling)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I won a gold medal representing the USA at the Olympic Games in 1960, but when I came home, I still got treated like a nigger. There were restaurants I couldn't get served in. Some people kept calling me "boy". See more »

Trivia:

For the rematch against Leon Spinks in September 1978, Ali punished himself during his training. By contrast, Spinks had spent a lot of time on the partying scene after beating Ali before. However, the former champion's hard work would pay off as Muhammad Ali became the first heavyweight to be crowned champion for a third time. See more »

Trademark:

Rope-a-dope strategy (absorbing round after round of punishing blows from the opponent only to come back stronger after the opponent exhausted themselves) See more »

Nickname:

The People's Champion See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed