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LaMotta, Jake

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Personal name headingLaMotta, Jake
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Variant(s)Motta, Jake La
La Motta, Jake
La Motta, Giacobe
LaMotta, Giacobe
Bronx Bull
LaMotta, Giacobbe
Birth date1921-07-10
Death date2017-09-19
Place of birthBronx (New York, N.Y.)
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
Place of deathFlorida
Field of activityBoxing
Profession or occupationBoxers (Sports)
Found inAnderson, C. Raging bull II, 1986: t.p. (Jake La Motta)
LC data base, 9-7-88 (hdg.: La Motta, Jake)
Raging bull, 1980: credits (based on the book by Jake LaMotta)
IMDB, Apr. 23, 2003 (Jake LaMotta; b. Giacobe LaMotta, 10 July 1921, Bronx, N.Y.; World Middleweight Boxing Champion, 1949-51; known as The Bronx Bull; inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, 1986; Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, 1990)
Britannica online, April 23, 2003 (La Motta, Jake; b. July 10, 1922, New York, N.Y.; byname of Giacobe La Motta; nickname "the Bronx Bull")
Washington post WWW site, viewed Sept. 20, 2017 (Jake LaMotta, boxer, died Sept. 19 [2017] near Miami; he was 95, according to his family, although some records indicate he may have been a year older; Giacobbe LaMotta was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and grew up in the Bronx; boxing records indicate he was born July 10, 1921, but his family said he was born a year later)
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