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Emile Griffith (1938–2013)

Emile Griffith was born on February 3, 1938 in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands as Emile Alphonse Griffith. He is known for his work on Dick Tiger vs. Emile Griffith (1970), Fight of the Week (1960) and Out in Manhattan (2008). He was married to Sadie Griffith. He died on July 23, 2013 in Hempstead, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Fight of the Week Himself / Himself - Guest
(1961-1962)
(2008)
I've Got a Secret Himself - Welterweight Boxing Champion
(1961)

Filmography

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 2005 Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story (Documentary) (source: archive photographs)
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 2013 HBO Boxing (TV Series documentary) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 July 2013 (2013) ... (in memory of)
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 2012 A Fighting Chance (Documentary)
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 2008 Out in Manhattan (Documentary)
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 2005 Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story (Documentary)
Himself
 2004 The Fight (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - World Welterweight Champion
- The Closest Thing to Dying (2004) ... Himself - World Welterweight Champion
 1966 The Clay Cole Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #6.49 (1966) ... Himself
 1961-1962 Fight of the Week (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Episode dated 22 December 1962 (1962) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 21 October 1961 (1961) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 30 September 1961 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode dated 1 April 1961 (1961) ... Himself
 1962 David Brinkley's Journal (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.29 (1962) ... Himself
 1961 I've Got a Secret (TV Series)
Himself - Welterweight Boxing Champion
- Episode dated 12 April 1961 (1961) ... Himself - Welterweight Boxing Champion
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 2011 ESPN Friday Night Fights (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 1 April 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2007 Triumph and Tragedy: The Ray Mancini Story (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2003 Terminal Bar (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

After Paret, I never wanted to hurt a guy again... I was so scared to hit someone, I was always holding back. See more »

Trivia:

Career record of 85-24-2 (23 KOs). He also had one no contest. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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