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Requiem for a Heavyweight (16-Oct-1962)

Director: Ralph Nelson

Writer: Rod Serling

Music Composed and Conducted by: Laurence Rosenthal

Producer: David Susskind

Keywords: Sports Drama, Boxing

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Muhammad Ali
Boxing
17-Jan-1942   Floated like butterfly, stung like bee
Val Avery
Actor
14-Jul-1924 12-Dec-2009 The Anderson Tapes
Michael Conrad
Actor
16-Oct-1925 22-Nov-1983 Sgt. Esterhaus on Hill Street Blues
Jack Dempsey
Boxing
24-Jun-1895 31-May-1983 Heavyweight champ
Herbie Faye
Actor
2-Feb-1899 28-Jun-1980 Cpl. Fender on The Phil Silvers Show
Jackie Gleason
Actor
26-Feb-1916 24-Jun-1987 Ralph Kramden in The Honeymooners
Julie Harris
Actor
2-Dec-1925 24-Aug-2013 East of Eden
Anthony Quinn
Actor
21-Apr-1915 3-Jun-2001 Zorba the Greek
Mickey Rooney
Actor
23-Sep-1920 6-Apr-2014 Actor in Andy Hardy comedies, musicals

CAST

Anthony Quinn   ...   Mountain Rivera
Jackie Gleason   ...   Maish Rennick
Mickey Rooney   ...   Army
Julie Harris   ...   Grace Miller
with
Stan Adams   ...   Perelli
Madame Spivy   ...   Ma Greeny
Val Avery   ...   Promoter
Herbie Faye   ...   Bartender
Jack Dempsey   ...   Boxer
Barney Ross   ...   Boxer
Alex Miteff   ...   Boxer
Rory Calhoun   ...   Boxer
Muhammad Ali   ...   Boxer
Gus Lesnevich   ...   Boxer
Willie Pep   ...   Boxer
Steve Belloise   ...   Hotel Desk Clerk
J. J. Ballargeon   ...  
Paoli Rossi   ...   Boxer
Michael Conrad   ...   Thug
Abe Simon   ...   Boxer
Stan Ross   ...  
Lou Gilbert   ...   Ringside Doctor

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