Dick Butkus

Dick Butkus

Dick Butkus  American Football (American)


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Dick Butkus is a 75 year old American Football (American) Player. Born Richard Marvin Butkus on 9th December, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, he is famous for My Two Dads. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Dick Butkus is a member of the following lists: Sportspeople from Chicago, People from Chicago metropolitan area and American male television actors.


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Married1 55 years, 8 months - -
Total1 55 years, 8 months - -


First Name Dick
Middle Name Marvin
Last Name Butkus
Full Name at Birth Richard Marvin Butkus
Age 75 years
Birthday 9th December, 1942
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Weight 245lbs (111 kg)
Build Large
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Illinois
Occupation Text Football Player, Actor
Occupation Football (American)
American Football Position Linebacker
Draft Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1965 NFL Draft.
Hall of Fame Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1979
Claim to Fame My Two Dads

Richard Marvin "Dick" Butkus (born December 9, 1942) is a former American football linebacker who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted in 1965 and he is also widely regarded as one of the best and most durable linebackers of all time. Butkus started as a football player for the University of Illinois and the Chicago Bears. He became a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979. He played nine seasons in the NFL for the Chicago Bears. Billed at 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), 245 lb (111 kg), he was one of the most feared and intimidating linebackers of his time, being named the most feared tackler of all time by NFL.com in 2009.

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Teddy Bears' Picnic2002Dick ButkusMovie
Any Given Sunday1999Opposing Coach - Game 3Movie
Malibu, CA1998Uncle CharlieTV Show
Hang Time1995Coach Mike KatowinskiTV Show
Burke's Law1994Tony WardTV Show
Let's Kill All the Lawyers1992The TurnkeyMovie
Necessary Roughness1991Convict Football PlayerMovie
Gremlins 2: The New Batch1990Dick ButkusMovie
Spontaneous Combustion1990Lt. GeneralMovie
Coach1989Dick ButkusTV Show
Crash Course1988Ed KonnerTV Movie
The Stepford Children1987Tom WilcoxTV Movie
My Two Dads1987Ed KlawickiTV Show
Time Out for Dad1987Dick KowalskiTV Movie
Hamburger: The Motion Picture1986DrootinMovie
Blacke's Magic1986RustonTV Show
Matlock1986The Annihilator, Vic GarrettTV Show
Growing Pains1985RobertTV Show
Half Nelson1985BeauTV Show
MacGyver1985Earl DentTV Show
The Star Games1985RefereeTV Show
Johnny Dangerously1984ArthurMovie
Blue Thunder1984Richard 'Ski' ButowskiTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Tank MasonTV Show
Night Court1984StanleyTV Show
Cracking Up1983Anti-Smoking EnforcerMovie
Deadly Games1982Joe AdamsMovie
Matt Houston1982Crusher KawalskiTV Show
Cass Malloy1982Officer Alvin DimskyTV Movie
Simon & Simon1981Joe BlakeTV Show
The Greatest American Hero1981Coach AndrewsTV Show
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow1980Brom BonesTV Movie
Magnum, P.I.1980Clarence, DumboTV Show
Superdome1978Scott HennersonTV Movie
Taxi1978Party GuyTV Show
Vega$1978Vinnie TrancasTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Derrick Haskell, Moose MaloneyTV Show
The Love Boat1977Ernie JordanTV Show
Cipolla Colt1976JeffMovie
Gus1976Rob CargilMovie
Mother, Jugs & Speed1976RodeoMovie
Rich Man, Poor Man (TV Mini-Series 1976– )1976Al FanducciMovie
A Matter of Wife... and Death1976HeavyTV Movie
Bronk1975Roman ManescuTV Show
Joe Forrester1975TV Show
Wonder Woman1975NeilTV Show
Petrocelli1974Bill EberlyTV Show
The Rockford Files1974Dick ButkusTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974Bobby LaportTV Show
Police Story1973Selig, SullivanTV Show
Emergency!1972Dave 'The Animal'TV Show
Brian's Song1971Dick Butkus (uncredited)TV Movie
McMillan & Wife1971CoachTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (2)

wjerryzwjerryzNov 4, 2015

One of the best Linebackers of all time

WilmaJan 28, 2010

What, no reference to Jim Grabowski, also of U of I and da Bears

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