Lou Nova a.k.a. The Cosmic Puncher was an American actor and boxer. He was the U.S. and World Amateur Boxing Champion in 1935. After turning pro, he remained undefeated in his first 22 matches, and won 40 fights in total. He was the first top rated boxer to practice yoga, and reportedly did headstands in the dressing room before his title bout with Joe Louis. After leaving the fight ring, he became an actor. For Disney, he played the role of Bill O'Brien (uncredited) in The Happiest Millionaire and Leon in Blackbeard's Ghost.
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