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W.C. Heinz (1915–2008)

W.C. Heinz was born on January 11, 1915 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Wilfred Charles Heinz. He was a writer, known for Run to Daylight (1964), Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (2004) and The Sweet Science (1999). He was married to Elizabeth Heinz. He died on February 27, 2008 in Bennington, Vermont, USA. See full bio »

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 2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
- Greatest Fights (2006) ... Self
 2004 Bud Greenspan's Reflections (TV Series documentary)
- Pound for Pound (2004) ... Self
 2004 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Self - Sportswriter
- The Fight (2004) ... Self - Sportswriter
 1999-2003 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Archie Moore (2003) ... Self
- Charles 'Sonny' Liston (2001) ... Self
- Jack Dempsey (2001) ... Self
- Rocky Marciano (2000) ... Self
- Vince Lombardi (2000) ... Self
 2000 Kings of the Ring: Four Legends of Heavyweight Boxing (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 The Sweet Science (TV Series documentary)
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 2008 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self (segment "Andy Rooney")
- The Wrong Medicine/The Science of Sleep (2008) ... Self (segment "Andy Rooney")

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Biography (of and with Vincent Lombardi): "Run to Daylight". NOTE: Filmed as Run to Daylight (1964). See more »

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Worked for the New York Sun newspaper from 1937-50, starting out as a copy boy and graduating to reporter and war correspondent. See more »

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