Caption: George Foreman circa 1970s
Born: January 10, 1949
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 6' 3½" (1.92 m)
Known for: When We Were Kings (1996), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Facing Ali (2009), Cinderella Man: The Real Jim Braddock Story (2005)
George Foreman was boxing's most feared fighter from 1973-1974. Undefeated in 40 straight fights, 37 by knockout, he was on a 24 consecutive knockout run when he faced Muhammad Ali on October 30, 1974 in defense of his world heavyweight title in Zaire, Africa. A product of a poor family, Foreman was in constant trouble with the law. He credits the...