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
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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.

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