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Born: June 30, 1966 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Met Cus D¿Amato, the legendary boxing trainer who had schooled fighters like Floyd Patterson and Jose Torres; D¿Amato also became Tyson's legal guardian after Lorna Smith died when he was 16
1982:
Won gold at the 1982 Junior Olympics after achieving a knockout in eight seconds, the fastest in the competition's history
1985:
Made his professional boxing debut on March 4, 1985, opposite Hector Mercedes
1999:
Appeared in the drama "Black and White," opposite Robert Downey Jr. and Scott Caan
1999:
Made a cameo in the comedy "Play It to the Bone," starring Antonio Banderas and Woody Harrelson
2005:
Announced his retirement from professional boxing
2008:
Became the subject of an eponymous documentary titled "Tyson" by filmmaker James Toback, who had previously directed him in the feature "Black and White"
2009:
Made a hilarious and memorable cameo in the comedy blockbuster "The Hangover," opposite Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifianakis

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