March 23, 1937
Flint, Michigan, U.S.
February 25, 2016 (aged 78)|
Southern California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Complications from Pneumonia|
|Occupation||Actor, athlete, comedian|
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.
References[change | change source]
- Ortiz, Erik (February 26, 2016). "'Rocky' Actor, Former Boxer Tony Burton Dies at 78: Report". NBCNews.com. NBC News. Retrieved February 26, 2016.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Tony Burton on IMDb
- Professional boxing record for Tony Burton from BoxRec
- Tony Burton 1993 Greater Flint Afro-American Hall of Fame Inductee
- Tony Burton(Aveleyman)