Alex Karras

Alex Karras
1935 - 2012

Alex Karras  American Actor


Alexander George "Alex" Karras (July 15, 1935 – October 10, 2012), nicknamed "The Mad Duck", was an American football player, professional wrestler, and actor. He played football with the Detroit Lions in the National Football Lea...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship32 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship17 yrs
Average Relationship Length24 yrs, 8 mths
First Name Alex
Middle Name George
Last Name Karras
Full Name at Birth Alexander George Karras
Alternative Name Alex
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th July, 1935
Birthplace Gary, Indiana, USA
Died 10th October, 2012
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Kidney Failure
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Weight W
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Iowa
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Singer, Football Player
Occupation Actor
American Football Position Defensive Tackle
Draft Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1958 NFL Draft.
Claim to Fame Webster
Family Member Katie Karras (Daughter)
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Alex Karras77 CancerActor
Susan Clark76 PiscesActress
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The Street Corner Kids1994Floyd PowellMovie
The Ben Stiller Show1992Alex KarrasTV Show
Civil Wars1991Michael ConnollyTV Show
Against All Odds1984Hank SullyMovie
Webster1983George PapadapolisTV Show
Victor Victoria1982'Squash' BernsteinMovie
Maid in America1982Cal BullingtonTV Movie
Faerie Tale Theatre1982Papa BearTV Show
Nobody's Perfekt1981SwabodaMovie
Porky's1981Sheriff WallaceMovie
Masada1981Roman SoldierTV Show
Word of Honor1981Penniman Butcher (uncredited)TV Movie
When Time Ran Out...1980Tiny BakerMovie
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story1980Jughead MillerTV Movie
Jimmy B. & André1980Jimmy ButsicarisTV Movie
FM1978Doc HolidayMovie
Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang1978The Hooded FangMovie
Centennial1978Hans BrumbaughTV Show
Mulligan's Stew1977Mr. HollenbeckTV Show
Mad Bull1977Iago 'Mad Bull' KarkusTV Movie
Good Heavens1976JackTV Show
Babe1975George ZahariasTV Movie
Consumer Survival Kit1975TV Show
Blazing Saddles1974MongoMovie
The Great Lester Boggs1974Sheriff Billy BobMovie
Win, Place or Steal1974FrankMovie
The 500 Pound Jerk1973Hughie Rae FeatherTV Movie
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Alex 'Moose' NovakTV Show
M*A*S*H1972Lance Cpl. Lyle WessonTV Show
Hardcase1972Booker LlewellynTV Movie
McMillan & Wife1971Al PotterTV Show
The Odd Couple1970Jake MetcalfTV Show
Love, American Style1969TV Show
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    wjerryzJul 3

    Alex was a great tackle. I enjoyed watching him play

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