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Coley Wallace
Birth: Apr. 5, 1927
Death: Jan. 30, 2005

Professional Boxer, Actor. He had a six-year career as a professional heavyweight boxer, in which he carried a 20-7-0 record. On March 3, 1948, as an amateur he defeated Rocky Marciano by knocking him out in the New York Golden Gloves Tournament. As an actor, he is best known for portraying Joe Louis in the title roll of the film "The Joe Louis Story," 1953 and again in Martin Scorsese's "Raging Bull" in 1980. He also starred in "Carib Gold," 1957 and played a part in "Rooftops" in 1989. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Heart failure
 
Burial:
Calverton National Cemetery
Calverton
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 44, Site 1636
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jan 31, 2005
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Coley Wallace
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