Jimmy Gambina is an American actor born in Hollywood, who played the role of an ape in Conquest of the Planet of the Apes[1] and an orangutan in Battle for the Planet of the Apes.[2] A trained boxer, Gambina is also known as a fight trainer and boxing choreographer in movies such as Rocky, Raging Bull and The Champ


  • Many of the film posters for Battle for the Planet of the Apes appear to mistakenly use a photo of Jimmy Gambina in orangutan make-up to illustrate the character Virgil.

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