Jean Despeaux

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Jean Despeaux
Medal record
Men's boxing
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Middleweight

Jean Despeaux (October 22, 1915 – May 25, 1989) was a French boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.

In 1936 he won the gold medal in the middleweight class after winning the final against Henry Tiller.

He also acted in a handful of films, including Maurice Tourneur's La Main du diable (1943), in which he played a boxer.