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Georges Carpentier (I) (1894–1975)

Georges Carpentier was a French boxer who reigned as the world's light heavyweight champion in 1920-22. He is best remembered for his fight for the world's heavyweight crown with champ Jack Dempsey, one of the highlights of the Roaring Twenties. Born on January 12, 1894, in Liévin, Pas-de-Calais, France, he first fought professionally as a ... See full bio »

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(age 81) in Paris, France
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Known For

Hold Everything
Hold Everything Georges La Verne
(1930)
The Wonder Man
The Wonder Man Henri D'Alour
(1920)
The Show of Shows
The Show of Shows Boulevardier in 'If I Could Learn to Love' Number
(1929)
A Gypsy Cavalier
A Gypsy Cavalier Valerius Carew
(1922)

Filmography

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 1934 Toboggan
Georges Romanet
 1930 Hold Everything
Georges La Verne
 1929 The Show of Shows
Boulevardier in 'If I Could Learn to Love' Number
 1928 La symphonie pathétique
Paul Roland
 1922 A Gypsy Cavalier
Valerius Carew
 1920 The Wonder Man
Henri D'Alour
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Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, 1986. See more »

Nickname:

The Orchid Man

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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