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Who is Alex Karras?
Alex Karras: Alexander George "Alex" Karras, nicknamed "The Mad Duck", was an American football player, professional wrestler, and actor. He played football with the Detroit Lions in the National Football League from 1958–1962 and 1964–1970. As an actor, Karras is noted for his role as Mongo in the 1974 comedy film Blazing Saddles, and for starring in the ABC sitcom Webster alongside his wife Susan Clark, as the title character's adoptive father.
- also known as Alexander George Karras, Alex Carras, The Mad Duck, Alexander George "Alex" Karras, George Alexander Karras
- born on (80 years ago) in Gary, child of George Karras and Emmeline Karras
- nationality: United States of America
- education: University of Iowa
- profession: Wrestler, american football player, actor, writer, television producer
- parent of Katie Karras
- died on in Los Angeles of renal failure
- written works: "Tuesday Night Football", "Even big guys cry"
- played Floyd Powell in "The Street Corner Kids: Secret of the Twin Sister"
- played Mongo in "Blazing Saddles"
- played Swaboda in "Nobody's Perfekt"
- "Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang"
- "Buffalo '66"
- played Squash (Mr. Bernstein) ('Squash' Bernstein) in "Victor Victoria"
- played Hank Sully in "Against All Odds"
- played Tiny Baker in "When Time Ran Out"
- "Redneck County"
- "Paper Lion"
- "Mad Bull"
- played Sheriff Wallace in "Porky's"
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- film produced: Word of Honor
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by John Grasso
Alex Karras played 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) and was one of the better defensive tackles during ...
by John Kenneth Muir
Alex Karras (doc); Cleavon Little (Prince of Darkness); Martin Mull (Eric Swann); Cassie Yates (Laura); Special Concert Appearance: Linda Ronstadt, Jimmv ...
by John Grasso
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Encyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)
by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh
Alex Karras (himself), Frank Gifford (himself), Vince Lombardi (himself). RUNNING TIME: I07 minutes. VHS: Weston Woods. This film is based on George's ...
by Fred Metcalf
Alex Karras,footballer, wrestler and actor Playing middle linebacker is like walking through a lion's cage dressedinathree-piece pork-chopsuit. Cecil Johnson,Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Terry Bradshaw couldn't spell cat,if you spotted ...
by Jack Park
The hard-charging Hawkeyes, led by tackle Alex Karras, held Ohio State's faltering attack to just nine first downs and 147 yards in total offense. This may well have been the biggest win in all of Iowa football. The Hawkeyes were assured of ...
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