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Ken Norton


Born - 9 August 1943, Jacksonville, Illinois, USA
Died - 18 September 2013

A world heavyweight boxing champion (he fought Muhammad Ali three times, winning once). Born Kenneth Florence, the handsome-featured Norton also dabbled in acting from his late twenties, playing a couple of leading roles. After debuting in Top of the Heap (1972), he was seen in The All-American Boy (1973), Mandingo (1975), Drum (1976), Delta Pi (1984), Kiss or Be Killed (1991), Frog and Wombat (1998) and The Man Who Came Back (2008). Three times married, he died from congestive heart failure.