Dick Butkus

Dick Butkus
1942 - 2023
Dick Butkus  American Football (American)

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Dick Butkus was previously married to Helen Butkus.


American Football (American) Player Dick Butkus was born Richard Marvin Butkus on 9th December, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and passed away on 5th Oct 2023 Malibu, California, USA aged 80. He is most remembered for My Two Dads. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Dick Butkus is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and People from Chicago, Illinois.


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Married1 61 years, 4 months - -
Total1 61 years, 4 months - -


First Name Dick
Middle Name Marvin
Last Name Butkus
Full Name at Birth Richard Marvin Butkus
Alternative Name Richard Marvin Butkus, The Robot of Destruction, The Maestro of Mayhem, The Enforcer, The Animal, Dick Butkus
Birthday 9th December, 1942
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died 5th October, 2023
Place of Death Malibu, California, USA
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Weight 245lbs (111 kg)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
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 Butkus (December 9, 1942 – October 5, 2023) was an American football linebacker, sports commentator, and actor. He played football for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) from 1965 to 1973. He was invited to eight Pro Bowls, named a first-team All-Pro six times, and was twice recognized by his peers as the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year. He was renowned as a fierce tackler and for the relentless effort with which he played and is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most intimidating linebackers in professional football history.

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I Didn't Do It2014Dick ButkusTV Show
Teddy Bears' Picnic2002Dick ButkusMovie
Inside Schwartz2001Dick ButkusTV Show
The Bernie Mac Show2001Dick ButkusTV Show
Any Given Sunday1999Opposing Coach - Game 3Movie
Malibu, CA1998Uncle CharlieTV Show
Chicago Sons1997Dick ButkusTV Show
Early Edition1996Dick ButkusTV Show
Charlie Grace1995Dick ButkusTV Show
Hang Time1995Coach Mike KatowinskiTV Show
Burke's Law1994Tony WardTV Show
Let's Kill All the Lawyers1992The TurnkeyMovie
Necessary Roughness1991Convict Football PlayerMovie
The Last Boy Scout1991Dick ButkusMovie
Gremlins 2: The New Batch1990Dick ButkusMovie
Spontaneous Combustion1990Lt. GeneralMovie
Coach1989Dick ButkusTV Show
Crash Course1988Ed KonnerTV Movie
The Stepford Children1987Tom WilcoxTV Movie
D.C. Follies1987Dick ButkusTV Show
My Two Dads1987Ed KlawickiTV Show
Time Out for Dad1987Dick KowalskiTV Movie
Hamburger: The Motion Picture1986DrootinMovie
Blacke's Magic1986RustonTV Show
Matlock1986Vic Garrett / The AnnihilatorTV Show
Growing Pains1985RobertTV Show
Half Nelson1985BeauTV Show
MacGyver1985Earl DentTV Show
Johnny Dangerously1984ArthurMovie
Blue Thunder1984Richard 'Ski' ButowskiTV Show
Kate & Allie1984Dick ButkusTV 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 Man1976Al FanducciTV Show
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
Miller Lite: Tastes Great, Less Filling1973TV 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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