Archie Moore

  • Born on
    • December 13th, 1913
  • Died on
    • December 9th, 1998
Archie Moore was an American professional boxer and the longest reigning World Light Heavyweight Champion of all time. He had one of the longest professional careers in the history of the sport, competing from 1935 to 1963. Nicknamed "The Mongoose", and then "The Old Mongoose" in the latter half of his career, Moore was a highly strategical and defensive boxer, with a great chin and durability. Archie Moore ranks fourth on The Ring's list of "100 greatest punchers of all time". Moore is rated by prominent boxing website BoxRec as the 3rd greatest pound-for-pound boxer of all-time. Moore was also a trainer for a short time after retirement, training boxers such as Muhammad Ali, George Foreman and James Tillis.


Acting (5 Credits)

1975Breakheart Pass as Carlos
1973The Outfit as Packard
1966The Fortune Cookie as Mr. Jackson
1964The Carpetbaggers as Jedediah
1960The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as Jim

Himself (2 Credits)

1996When We Were Kings as Himself
1982Penitentiary II as Himself

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