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Joe Louis (Joseph Louis Barrow)

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Biography

Lafayette, Alabama, USA
Joe Louis is considered by many fistic experts and fans as the greatest Heavyweight Boxing Champion in the sport's history. Born into a poor family, Joe Louis's mother felt the only way her son could escape poverty was through music. She bought him a violin and sent him off daily to lessons. On his way there, young Joe would pass by a boxing gym. In no time, he was working out at the gym, training for a boxing career. His amateur career started off disastrously, as he was knocked-out down 16 times in losing the fight. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

The Joe Louis Story 1953

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959

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Character: Himself - Bending over Opponent

Ghosts of Mississippi 1996

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Character: Himself - After Fight with Billy Conn

Malcolm X 1992

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Character: Himself - Cameo Appearance

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950

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Character: Himself - Boxer

Project XX 1954

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Character: Himself

The Kraft Music Hall 1967

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Character: Himself

Tyson 2008

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Character: Himself - World Heavyweight Champion, 1937-49

Facing Ali 2009

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Character: Himself - Louis' Son

The Fight 2005

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Character: Himself

Joe Greene 0

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