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Henry Armstrong (I) (1912–1988)

Henry Armstrong was born on December 12, 1912 in Columbus, Mississippi, USA as Henry Jackson. He was an actor, known for Keep Punching (1939), Joe Palooka, Champ (1946) and The Pittsburgh Kid (1941). He was married to Willie Mae. He died on October 24, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Keep Punching Henry Jackson
Joe Palooka, Champ Henry Armstrong
The Pittsburgh Kid Sparring Partner
I've Got a Secret Himself - Rev. X


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 1946 Joe Palooka, Champ
Henry Armstrong
 1941 The Pittsburgh Kid
Sparring Partner
 1939 Keep Punching
Henry Jackson
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 1939 Keep Punching (performer: "Lazy Moon")
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 2004 Bud Greenspan's Reflections (TV Series documentary)
- Pound for Pound (2004) ... Himself
 1999 The Sweet Science (TV Series documentary)
 1992 In This Corner... Boxing's Little Giants (TV Movie)
 1975 Black Shadows on the Silver Screen (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)

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