Burt Young

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  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/30/1940, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; writer
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Thirty Years Later, Rocky Balboa Still Packs a Punch

Can we all just close our eyes and pretend that Rocky V never happened? Because if ever there were a franchise-finisher to be remembered for staging the Italian Stallion's final bout, Rocky Balboa, due out Dec. 20, portends to be it. Having grown up with this film series, I cheered and I cried at a press screening last week, as the famed palooka-turned-pugilist entered the ring just one more, most memorable time.The Oscar-winning Rocky and its first follow-up were seminal films, even coining the term "a Rocky story" to sum up the tale of an underdog (in this case, a loan shark's sad-sack collection man) who overcomes the odds to achieve greatness — a bid for both true love and the title. Rocky III, with the arrival of Mr. T's Clubber Lang, found Rocko facing his fiercest opponent yet — as Burgess Meredith's Mickey reveals (in his raspy growl) that previous comers "wuz hand-picked!" — and then dealing with the loss of the trainer he for so long held dear. Rocky IV, an ...read more

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Year Title Description
2011 Win Win Movie, Actor - Leo Poplar
2009 New York, I Love You Movie, Actor - Landlord
2007 Downtown Movie, Actor - Gus
2006 Rocky Balboa Movie, Actor - Paulie
2005 Carlito's Way Movie, Actor - Artie Bottolota Sr.

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