Alex Karras

Alex Karras
1935 - 2012

Alex Karras  American Football (American)


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Alex Karras was previously married to Susan Clark (1980 - 2012) and Joan Jurgenson (1958 - 1975).


American Football (American) Player Alex Karras was born Alexander George Karras on 15th July, 1935 in Gary, Indiana, USA and passed away on 10th Oct 2012 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 77. He is most remembered for Webster. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Alex Karras was in an on-screen matchup with Susan Clark in Webster (1983).

Alex Karras is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and 1935 births.


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Married2 32 years, 5 months 24 years, 8 months 17 years
Total2 32 years, 5 months 24 years, 8 months 17 years


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 248lbs (112 kg)
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 Football (American)
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)

Alexander George Karras (July 15, 1935 – October 10, 2012) was an American football player, professional wrestler, sportscaster, and actor. He was a four-time Pro Bowl player with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL), where he played from 1958 to 1970. As an actor, Karras played Mongo in the 1974 comedy film Blazing Saddles. He starred as George Papadopolis, the adoptive father of Webster Long (Emmanuel Lewis),
in the ABC sitcom Webster (1983–1989) alongside his wife Susan Clark.
Karras also had a prominent role in Victor/Victoria, starring Julie Andrews and James Garner. He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

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Alex Karras77 CancerFootball (American)
Susan Clark77 PiscesActress
Joan Jurgenson-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
KatieFemaleSusan Clark


Buffalo '661998TV SportscasterMovie
The Tom Show1997Mr. Amross, Tom's DadTV Show
Fudge1995Big ATV Show
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
Paper Lion1968Alex KarrasMovie
Laugh-In1967Guest PerformerTV Show
Daniel Boone1964Moose WilliamsTV Show
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Tracker748Tracker748Dec 8, 2018

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wjerryzwjerryzJul 3, 2016

Alex was a great tackle. I enjoyed watching him play

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