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Frank Bruno

(1961-), Boxer

Franklin Roy ('Frank') Bruno

Sitter in 6 portraits
London-born heavyweight boxer; European heavyweight champion (1984); made unsuccessful bids for the world title against Tim Witherspoon (1986), Mike Tyson (1989) and Lennox Lewis (1993) before taking the WBC title on a unanimous points decision over Oliver McCall at Wembley on 2 September 1995. He was awarded an MBE in 1990. In 2003 Frank was diagnosed as having Bipolar disorder which has been well documented in the media. He used this opportunity to help address the stigma attached to mental health and to raise awareness of standards of care given to those suffering with mental health issues. He continues to make public appearances and remains one of Britain's best loved sports personalities.

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Frank Bruno, by Tom Wood - NPG 6566

Frank Bruno

by Tom Wood
coloured etching, 1983
NPG 6566

Frank Bruno, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P802

Frank Bruno

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 11 February 1983
NPG P802

Frank Bruno, by Chris Moyse - NPG x199251

Frank Bruno

by Chris Moyse
bromide print, November 1983
NPG x199251

Frank Bruno, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x30333

Frank Bruno

by Trevor Leighton
bromide print, 24 November 1987
NPG x30333

Lenny Henry; Frank Bruno, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x35346

Lenny Henry; Frank Bruno

by Trevor Leighton
bromide fibre print, 24 November 1987
NPG x35346

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Frank Bruno

by Don McCullin
bromide print on card mount, 1983
NPG x26502



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