James J. Braddock Rank
About James J. Braddock
James J. Braddock, also known as the "Cinderella Man", was an American professional boxer who became the world heavyweight champion in 1935 after defeating Max Baer. He held the Heavyweight title from that time until 1937. In 2001, he was posthumously inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
He was born to Elizabeth O'Tool and Joseph Braddock. He and Mae Fox tied the knot in 1930. The marriage produced three children and lasted until his death in 1974.
His life was dramatized in the 2005 biographical film Cinderella Man, in which actor Russell Crowe portrayed him and earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for that role.
James J. Braddock Rank
James J. Braddock's Popularity
James J. Braddock was a famous Irish-American boxer, who was born on June 7, 1905. As a person born on this date, James J. Braddock is listed in our database as the 39th most popular celebrity for the day (June 7) and the 8th most popular for the year (1905).
People born on June 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. James J. Braddock is the 968th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to James J. Braddock's birthday, James J. Braddock is the 3rd most famous Irish-American and ranks 259th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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