Biography

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Alexander George "Alex" Karras (born July 15, 1935), nicknamed "The Mad Duck", is a former football player, professional wrestler, and actor who is best known for playing with the Detroit Lions from 1958–1962 and 1964-1970. In addition, he starred on the ABC sitcom Webster, alongside real-life wife Susan Clark, as the titular character's adoptive father.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Alexander George "Alex" Karras (born July 15, 1935), nicknamed "The Mad Duck", is a former football player, professional wrestler, and actor who is best known for playing with the Detroit Lions from 1958–1962 and 1964-1970. In addition, he starred on the ABC sitcom Webster, alongside real-life wife Susan Clark, as the titular character's adoptive father.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Alex Karras, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 32

Birthday 1935-07-15

Day of Death 2012-10-10

Place of Birth Gary, Indiana

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic as Mongo (archive footage)
1998 Buffalo '66 as TV Sportscaster
1996 Arliss (1 episode)
1992 The Ben Stiller Show (2 episodes)
1984 Against All Odds as Hank Sully
1984 Goldilocks and the Three Bears as Papa Bear
1983 Webster (146 episodes)
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre (1 episode) as Papa Bear
1982 Victor/Victoria as 'Squash' Bernstein
1981 Porky's as Sheriff Wallace
1981 Nobody's Perfekt as Swaboda
1981 Word of Honor as Penniman Butcher
1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story as Jughead Miller
1980 When Time Ran Out... as Rose Valdez
1980 Jimmy B. & Andre as Jimmy Butsicaris
1978 Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang as The Hooded Fang
1978 Centennial (12 episodes) as Hans Brumbaugh
1978 FM as Doc (Holiday)
1977 Mad Bull as Iago 'Mad Bull' Karkus
1976 Good Heavens (1 episode)
1976 The Sonny & Cher Show (1 episode)
1975 Babe as George Zaharias
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
1975 Win, Place or Steal as Frank
1974 Blazing Saddles as Mongo
1972 ABC Afterschool Special (1 episode)
1972 M*A*S*H (1 episode)
1972 Hardcase as Booker Llewellyn
1970 The Odd Couple (1 episode)
1968 Paper Lion as Himself
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1 episode)
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)

Production

1980 Jimmy B. & Andre Producer

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