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Sugar Ray Robinson (1921–1989)

Born Walker Smith, Jr., he borrowed the name of a fighter named Ray Robinson to box as an amateur so his mother wouldn't find out. Undefeated as an amateur boxer, 85-0, with 69 knockouts, 42 of them in the first round. Turned pro in 1940 and won his first 40 fights. Lost his first fight by decision to Jake LaMotta. Robinson would defeat LaMotta ... See full bio »

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 1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Sugar Ray Robinson
- TKO (1983) ... Sugar Ray Robinson
 1982 Honeyboy (TV Movie)
Sugar Ray Robinson
 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Wally Ray Stone
- Class of '69/The Pug (1979) ... Wally Ray Stone
 1979 The Return of Mod Squad (TV Movie)
Sugar Ray Robinson
 1977 Telethon (TV Movie)
Sugar Ray Robinson
 1971 The Todd Killings
Police Officer
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Candy Joe Collins
- The Comeback (1971) ... Candy Joe Collins
 1971 City Beneath the Sea (TV Movie)
Capt. Hunter
 1970 Julia (TV Series)
Clyde Porter
- Sara's Second Part (1970) ... Clyde Porter
 1969 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Biff Bowers
- Giants and All That Jazz (1969) ... Biff Bowers
 1969 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 - Sex (TV Movie)
 1968 Candy
 1968 Paper Lion
Sugar Ray Robinson
 1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
- The Contender: Part 2 (1968) ... Wesley
- The Contender: Part 1 (1968) ... Wesley
 1968 The Detective
 1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
- The Cage (1968) ... Dax
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Duke Smith
- A Game of Violence (1966) ... Duke Smith
 1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
- Puncher & Judy (1963) ... Ray
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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sugar Ray & Millie | Ray Robinson | Walker Smith


5' 11" (1.8 m)


Millie Bruce  (his death) | See more »

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