F. X. Toole

FX Toole ( Jerry Boyd actually; born July 30, 1930 in Long Beach, California; † 2 September 2002 in Torrance, California ) was an American boxing trainer and Cut Man.


Boyd worked for a long time in odd jobs and was, among other actors, golf caddy, bartender and bullfighter. Finally, he moved to Boxfach and was more than 20 years as a boxing coach and Cut Man ( treated in the fight breaks the injuries of the boxer ) operates.

He published under the title of Champions. Stories from the ring is a collection of seven short stories from the world of boxing. One of these was in 2004 Clint Eastwood as a literary model for his feature film Million Dollar Baby.