Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier was a boxer who also brought his talents to the world of entertainment. In his early acting career, Frazier appeared in such films as "The Fight" (1970), "The Fighters" (1974) and "Ali the Man: Ali the ... Read more »
Born: 01/12/1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina, USA

Filmography

Actor (20)

Facing Ali 2008 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Simpsons 1992, 2006 (Tv Show)

Voice

Jim Brown: All American 2002 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

George Foreman: Blow By Blow 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year 2000 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

TV Funhouse 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... Indivisible 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Just the Ticket 1999 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

A Whole New Ballgame 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Home of Angels 1993 (Movie)

Thadeous (Actor)

The Great Ones: The National Sports Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Performer

Muhammad Ali's 50th Birthday Celebration 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

NBC Saturday Sports Showcase 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Champions Forever 1989 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Ghost Fever 1987 (Movie)

Tucker (Actor)

Rocky 1976 (Movie)

Special Guest Appearance (Actor)

Ali the Man: Ali the Fighter 1974 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Fighters 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Fight 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

Tokyo Olympiad 1965 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

Joe Frazier was a boxer who also brought his talents to the world of entertainment. In his early acting career, Frazier appeared in such films as "The Fight" (1970), "The Fighters" (1974) and "Ali the Man: Ali the Fighter" (1975). He also appeared in "Rocky" (1976) and "Ghost Fever" (1987) with Sherman Hemsley. He kept working in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, starring in "Champions Forever" (1989) and the Abe Vigoda comedic fantasy "Home of Angels" (1993). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "NBC Saturday Sports Showcase" (NBC, 1989-1990). He also lent his voice to "The Simpsons" (Fox, 1989-). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the comedy "Just the Ticket" (1999) with Andy Garcia and the documentary "Jim Brown: All American" (2002) with Jim Brown. Additionally, he appeared on the television special "Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... Indivisible" (HBO, 1999-2000). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "A Whole New Ballgame" (ABC, 1994-95). Frazier last appeared on the Muhammad Ali documentary "Facing Ali" (2009). Frazier passed away in November 2011 at the age of 67.

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