|Birth Day||September 22, 1932|
|Age||88 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 30, 2009 (age 76)|
Swedish heavyweight boxer who caused a sensation when he knocked out
He was disqualified in the gold-medal match at the 1952 Olympics, because he spent the better part of two rounds barely throwing a punch.
In his rematch with
He proposed to his girlfriend Brigit just before the Patterson rematch.
He played a Marine in the 1960 film "All the Young Men," with Alan Ladd and Sidney Poitier.