John Matuszak

1950 - 1989

John Matuszak  American Actor


John Daniel "Tooz" Matuszak (October 25, 1950 – June 17, 1989) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League who later became an actor. He was the first draft pick of 1973 and played most of his career with the Oakland R...

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Longest Relationship9 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship9 yrs, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length9 yrs, 5 mths
First Name John
Middle Name Daniel
Last Name Matuszak
Full Name at Birth John Daniel Matuszak
Alternative Name Tooz
Age 38 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th October, 1950
Birthplace Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died 17th June, 1989
Place of Death Burbank, California
Cause of Death heart failure
Height 6' 8" (203 cm)
Weight 272lbs (123 kg)
Build Large
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Missouri, Tampa
Occupation Actor
American Football Position Defensive End
Draft Drafted by the Houston Oilers in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1973 NFL Draft.
Claim to Fame Caveman
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Down the Drain1990 Jed Stewart Movie
One Man Force1989 Jake Movie
The Princess and the Dwarf1989 Movie
Ghost Writer1989 Chuck Aaron Movie
The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission1988 Fred Collins TV Movie
Aaron's Way1988 Purque TV Show
Heartbeat1988 Warnick TV Show
T and T1988 Rubberhead TV Show
The Adventures of Superboy1988 Android TV Show
The Charmings1987 Rock TV Show
One Crazy Summer1986 Stain Movie
Amen1986 Elmo The Handyman TV Show
Perfect Strangers1986 Cobra TV Show
Fathers and Sons1986 Mad Dog TV Show
The Goonies1985 Sloth Movie
Stir Crazy1985 Grossberger TV Show
Tall Tales & Legends1985 Mountain Man TV Show
Hollywood Beat1985 George Grinsky TV Show
Command 51985 Nick Kowalski TV Movie
The Ice Pirates1984 Killjoy Movie
1st & Ten: The Championship1984 John Manzak TV Show
Hunter1984 Lincoln TV Show
Miami Vice1984 Lascoe TV Show
The A-Team1983 Davey Miller TV Show
Matt Houston1982 Harold TV Show
Silver Spoons1982 Elmer TV Show
Caveman1981 Tonda Movie
The Fall Guy1981 Dwayne TV Show
North Dallas Forty1979 O. W. Shaddock Movie
The Dukes of Hazzard1979 Stoney TV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979 Joe McGurski TV Show
M*A*S*H1972 Cpl. Elmo Hitalski TV Show
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    forestmaidenSep 3, 2010

    When John lived in Houston he was playing for the Kansas City Cheifs and I dated him for a few months.He was kind and I cared for him alot.He did do alot of cocaine and that was why I quit dating him.Still I think of him often.I`m sure he is happy in his eternal life.

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