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Jake LaMotta (Giacobe LaMotta)

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Biography

The Bronx, New York, USA
Jake LaMotta had one of the best chins in boxing history. In over 110 fights against the greatest middleweights in history, LaMotta was only knocked to the canvas once in his entire 14 year career. Turning pro in the early 1940s, Lamotta ran up an impressive undefeated streak before losing. He was the first fighter to defeat the great Sugar Ray Robinson (Robinson was 40-0). Claimed to have "taken a dive" against "Blackjack" Billy Fox in New York City. Fox was 49-1 with 49 knockouts. Captured the World's Middleweight Title from the legendary Frenchman Marcel Cerdan. Made two successful title defenses. Read more...

Actor

Character: Gentle Jim

Cauliflower Cupids 1970

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 53rd Annual Academy Awards 1981

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Character: Himself - Friars Club Roast

The Real Rocky 2011

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Character: Gangster standing at bar.

New Jack City 1991

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Writing