Famous People with Name Willie

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Famous People with Name Willie

Willie as First Name

Willie Larry Randolph            Origin/Culture/Country: African

Willie Larry Randolph: Randolph, who grew up in Brooklyn, New York and attended and graduated from Samuel J. Tilden High School where he was a star athlete, was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 7th round of the 1972 draft. He made his major league debut in 1975, and was at age 21 the 6th youngest player in the National League.

Willie O'Ree,     Willie O       Origin/Culture/Country: African

Willie O'Ree,: is a retired professional ice hockey player, known best for being the first black player in the National Hockey League. O'Ree played as a winger for the Boston Bruins. He is frequently but erroneously referred to as the first African American player, though he is in fact Canadian of African descent. Additionally O'Ree is referred to as the Jackie Robinson of ice hockey due to breaking the colour barrier in the sport.

Willie Michael Toweel     Willie Michael Toweel       Origin/Culture/Country: African

Willie Michael Toweel: is a former boxer from South Africa, who won the bronze medal in the flyweight division (– 51 kg) at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.He began his professional career in 1953. After notching up a few wins, Willie fought Matthew Raaff for the vacant SA Bantamweight Title at Feather Market Hall, Port Elizabeth, and knocked him out in the seventh round. On 22 May 1954, he out-pointed Tony Lombard over 12 rounds to win the vacant SA Featherweight Title. Winning his next ten fights, Willie was in line to challenge Robert Cohen for the World Bantamweight Title. They fought on the 3 September, 1955, at Rand Stadium in Johannesburg. Toweel was knocked down twice in the second round and once in the tenth, but fought back courageously over 15 rounds.The bout was called a draw.

Willie Marais     Willie Marais       Origin/Culture/Country: African

Willie Marais: was an Afrikaner nationalist and the leader of the far-right South African political party, the Herstigte Nasionale Party, from 2001 until his death.

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Willie as Last Name

Boxcar Willie     Boxcar Willie       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Boxcar Willie: was an American "hobo music" singer.In Lincoln, Nebraska, Martin was once sitting at a railroad crossing and a fellow that closely resembled his chief boom operator, Willie Wilson, passed by sitting in a boxcar. He said, "There goes Willie." He pulled ove

Jack Willie     Jack Willie       Origin/Culture/Country: Irish

Jack Willie: is an amateur boxer from Papua New Guinea who won the Oceania Championships 2006, 2007 and 2008 at Junior Flyweight and qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics. At the 2006 Commonwealth Games he won his first fight, but then lost against eventual winner Ja

Dominique De Williencourt     Dominique De Williencourt       Origin/Culture/Country: French

Dominique De Williencourt: is a French cellist and composer,

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