Joe Gray

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Birthday
5, 1912
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 15, 1971 (58)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1912
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 15, 1971 (58)

About

Remembered for his uncredited stunt work in numerous Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra films of the 1940s, '50s, and '60s, he is also known for his successful career as a professional boxer.

Before Fame

He appeared in his first film, A Star is Born, in 1937.

Trivia

He offered his technical advice to the directors of boxing movies starring Elvis Presley, James Cagney, Tony Curtis, and other big names in the entertainment industry.

Family Life

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, he was the younger brother of fellow actor Mack Gray. The siblings' great-nephew, Jon Abrahams, also had a successful acting career.

Associated With

He was a close friend of Tropic of Cancer author Henry Miller.