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Joe Robinson (I) (1927–2017)


Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1927 (not 1929 as some references give) Joe Robinson came from a famous family of wrestlers. Both his father Joseph Robinson Senior and grandfather John were world champions. Following in their footsteps Joe Junior won the wrestling European Heavyweight Championship in 1952, beating Axel Cadier in London. At that ... See full bio »

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Known For

Diamonds Are Forever
Diamonds Are Forever Peter Franks
(1971)
Tartar Invasion
(1961)
The Avengers
(1963)

Filmography

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 1971 Diamonds Are Forever
Peter Franks
 1969 The Undertakers (Short)
Garage Mechanic
 1966 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Arkwright's son
- Girl of My Dreams (1966) ... Arkwright's son
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Gerry
- Self Defence (1966) ... Gerry
 1963 The Saint (TV Series)
Austin
- The Saint Plays with Fire (1963) ... Austin
 1963 The Avengers (TV Series)
Max
- November Five (1963) ... Max
 1963 Doctor in Distress
Sonja's Boy Friend
 1961 Tartar Invasion
Ursus
 1961 Barabbas
Bearded Gladiator
 1961 Erik the Conqueror
Garian (uncredited)
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Dynamite Dan
 1960 The Bulldog Breed
Tall Sailor
 1960 The Strange World of Gurney Slade (TV Mini-Series)
Farm Human
- Episode #1.3 (1960) ... Farm Human
 1960 Meet the Champ (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1960)
 1960 The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll
Corinthian (uncredited)
 1960 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Dale Brookwood
- Episode #1.357 (1960) ... Dale Brookwood
 1959 Pasaporte al infierno
Pete Archer
 1959 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
 1958 Sea Fury
Hendrik
 1958 Female Fiends
Sven
 1957 The Flesh Is Weak
Lofty
 1957 Fighting Mad
Mike
 1957 Murder Reported
Jim
 1956 Die ganze Welt singt nur Amore
Max, der Athlet
 1956 Before Your Very Eyes (TV Series)
- Episode #4.2 (1956)
 1955 A Kid for Two Farthings
Sam Heppner
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Personal Details

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Doug and Joe Robinson taught actress Honor Blackman Judo self-defense tactics for her part in The Avengers (1961). The two brothers appeared as foils in many pictures for her 1965 book 'Honor Blackman's Book of Self-Defence'. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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