Dempsey (1983)

PG-13 09/28/1983 (US) HistoryDramaTV Movie 1h 52m

American. Champion. Legend.


Nominated for two primetime Emmy Awards in 1984, this made-for-TV movie follows the true story of American boxer Jack Dempsey, who became a media sensation in the 1920s as the world heavyweight champion. Based upon the book by Jack Dempsey and Barbara Piatelli Dempsey.

  1. Gus Trikonis


  2. Edward di Lorenzo


Top Billed Cast

  1. Treat Williams

    Treat Williams

    Jack Dempsey

  2. Sam Waterston

    Sam Waterston

    Doc Kearns

  3. Sally Kellerman

    Sally Kellerman

    Maxine Cates

  4. Victoria Tennant

    Victoria Tennant

    Estelle Taylor

  5. Peter Mark Richman

    Peter Mark Richman

    Tex Rickard

  6. Jesse Vint

    Jesse Vint

    Bernie Dempsey

  7. Robert Harper

    Robert Harper

    Damon Runyon

  8. John McLiam

    John McLiam

    Hyrum Dempsey

  9. Bonnie Bartlett

    Bonnie Bartlett

    Celia Dempsey

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Status Released

Original Language English

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