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James Tillis

Boxer contender in the Heavyweight division during the 1980s. Tillis was trained by Muhammad Ali's trainer Angelo Dundee. He fought top contenders including Mike Tyson, Mike Weaver, Earnie Shavers, Pinklon Thomas, Greg Page, Tim Witherspoon, Carl Williams, Gerrie Coetzee, Tyrell Biggs, Frank Bruno, Evander Holyfield, and Tommy Morrison. His first ... See full bio »

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Smithfield's Llamaguy Howard the Bartender
Yo, Jimbo! Ralphus


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 2020 Knight's End (TV Series) (pre-production)
- Veritatis (2020) ... (rumored)
 2010 Yo, Jimbo! (Short)
Ralphus (as James 'Quick' Tillis)
 2009 Smithfield's Llamaguy (Video short)
Howard the Bartender (as James 'Quick' Tillis)
 1993 Percy & Thunder (TV Movie)
 1985 The Color Purple
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 1982-1986 ABC's Wide World of Sports (TV Series)
- Episode dated 29 March 1986 (1986) ... Himself
- Episode dated 14 August 1982 (1982) ... Himself
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 2015 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary)
- Chasing Tyson (2015) ... Himself

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James 'Quick' Tillis | Quick Tillis


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Professional record 43-22-1 (32) with 1 no contest


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