Joe Louis

Joe Louis

Born May 13, 1914
  • Professional Boxer, Actor
Joseph Louis Barrow, better known as Joe Louis, was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949. He is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Nicknamed the Brown Bomber, Louis helped elevate boxing from a nadir in popularity in the post...

Joe Louis Stats


: Joseph Louis Barlow, Joe Louis Detroit's Brown Bomber, Sgt. Joe Louis, Chappy, Brown Bomber, The Brown Bomber


: Professional Boxer, Actor


: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)


: 214 lbs (97 kg)


: African American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: May 13, 1914 - Apr 12, 1981 (66 years old)

Place of Birth

: La Fayette

Date of Death

: Apr 12, 1981

Place of Death

: Paradise

Cause of Death

: Myocardial infarction

Joe Louis Film Roles

  1. The Super Fight
    The Super Fight
  2. The Phynx
  3. This Is the Army
  4. Spirit of Youth

Joe Louis Film Appearances

  1. Johnny at the Fair
  2. Tyson
  3. Joe Louis: America's Hero Betrayed
  4. The Fight: American Experience
  5. 45 Fantastic Fights of the Century
  6. Journey of the African-American Athlete
  7. Facing Ali
  8. Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
  9. Looking for Lenny

Joe Louis TV Guest Roles

  1. Martin & Lewis
  2. A Blow to the Head ... a Blow to the Heart
  3. Guy Mitchell; Teresa Brewer; Joe Louis
  4. The Return of Gentleman Jim
  5. Joe Louis / Mercedes McCambridge / Dany Dauberson / Joe Termini