Brian Piccolo

Brian Piccolo
1943 - 1970

Brian Piccolo  American Football (American)


Current Status

Brian Piccolo passed away on 16th Jun 1970 aged 26.


Brian Piccolo is a 26 year old American Football (American) Player. Born Louis Brian Piccolo on 31st October, 1943 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U. S. , he is famous for Chicago Bears. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Brian Piccolo is a member of the following lists: Sportspeople from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Sportspeople from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Deaths from testicular cancer.


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First Name Louis
Middle Name Brian
Last Name Piccolo
Full Name at Birth Louis Brian Piccolo
Age 26 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st October, 1943
Birthplace Pittsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died 16th June, 1970
Place of Death Chicago, Illinois, USA
Cause of Death Embryonal cell carcinoma
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight W
Build Athletic
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Wake Forest
Occupation Text Football Player
Occupation Football (American)
American Football Position Running Back
Claim to Fame Chicago Bears

Louis Brian Piccolo (October 31, 1943 – June 16, 1970) was a professional football player, a running back for the Chicago Bears for four years. He died at age 26 from embryonal cell carcinoma, an aggressive form of germ cell testicular cancer, first diagnosed after it had spread to his chest cavity. Piccolo was the subject of the 1971 TV movie Brian's Song, with a remake (of the same title) TV movie filmed in 2001. He was portrayed in the original film by James Caan and by Sean Maher in the 2001 remake.

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