Tony Burton

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Tony Burton
Born Anthony Burton
(1937-03-23)March 23, 1937
Flint, Michigan, U.S.
Died February 25, 2016(2016-02-25) (aged 78)
Southern California, U.S.
Cause of death Complications from Pneumonia
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, athlete, comedian
Years active 1957–2007
Spouse(s) Aurelian Burton
Rae Burton
Children 1

Anthony "Tony" Burton (March 23, 1937 – February 25, 2016) was an American actor, boxer and comedian. He was born in Flint, Michigan. He was best known for his role as Tony "Duke" Evers in the Rocky series of movies. He was also known for his roles as Wells in Assault on Precinct 13 and as Larry Durkin The Shining.

Burton died on February 25, 2016 at a hospital in Southern California. He died from complications of pneumonia. He was aged 78.[1]

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  1. Ortiz, Erik (February 26, 2016). "'Rocky' Actor, Former Boxer Tony Burton Dies at 78: Report". NBCNews.com. NBC News. Retrieved February 26, 2016. 

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