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John Indrisano

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Biography

Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Born in East Boston, Johnny Indrisano was from a poverty stricken family. As a youth he vowed to "have money" some day. He boxed 155 amateur fights. He turned professional and went on to fight 83 main events in which he won 80. He defeated 5 world champions. His career lasted from 1924 to 1934. He defeated among others, Joe Dundee(World Welterweight Champ/non-title fight), Nick Testo, Johnny Freeman, Sig Keppen, and Sammy Baker. From 1934 to 1949 he worked as a boxing referee. He began as a boxing coach for movie stars and from there became a full-time boxing adviser on films. Read more...

Actor

Character: Referee in Wales Fight

City for Conquest 1940

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Character: Kid Skeets' Cornerman

Tin Pan Alley 1940

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Character: Johnny Indrisano, Kent Fight Referee

Knockout 1941

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Character: Mug at Mindy's

The Big Street 1942

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Character: Governor's Bodyguard

Pilot #5 1943

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Character: Joe, Ambulance Attendant

The Powers Girl 1943

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Character: Ramo's Lieutenant

Lost in a Harem 1944

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Character: Joe - Bouncer at Cafe LaRue

Johnny Angel 1945

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Character: Title Fight Referee

The Kid from Brooklyn 1946

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Character: John - Courtroom Spectator

From This Day Forward 1946

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Character: Davis-Marlowe Fight Referee

Body and Soul 1947

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Character: Clint Hester - Masseur

Every Girl Should Be Married 1948

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Character: Fisherman / Golf Spectator

The Caddy 1953

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Character: Tony - Busboy

Affair with a Stranger 1953

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Character: Member of Third Barn Raising Team

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1954

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Character: Liverlips Louie

Guys and Dolls 1955

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Character: Charlie's Henchman

It's Always Fair Weather 1955

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Character: First Man in Boxcar

The Cruel Tower 1956

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Character: Truck Driver Punching Jonathan

Pillow Talk 1959

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Character: Barfly Watching TV

Requiem for a Heavyweight 1962

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Character: Hard Hat in Crowd

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 1963

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Character: Club Masseur

How to Murder Your Wife 1965

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Character: Boxer In Gymnasium

Make Room for Daddy 1953

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Character: Policeman with Drunk

Barefoot in the Park 1967

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Character: Anthor's Chauffeur

Murder, My Sweet 1944

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Character: Oxford Charlie's Henchman

The Lemon Drop Kid 1951

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Character: Pool Player at Red's Pool Hall

Hot Spell 1958

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