Issue | Opinion | Premium | Jul 16 2019

10 actors who portrayed boxers on the silver screen

It’s not easy being a boxer, and it’s almost as difficult playing one on screen. But these 10 actors brought boxers to life in Hollywood movies

1. Robert De Niro

Known for his method acting, De Niro lived and breathed the role of Jake La Motta in the 1980 classic Raging Bull, generating an intensity befitting a boxer who was feared both inside and outside the ring.

2. Sylvester Stallone


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