Alex Karras

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Alexander George "Alex" Karras (July 15, 1935 – October 10, 2012), 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 (1983–89) alongside his wife Susan Clark, as the title character's adoptive father.

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Age: 77 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Webster

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Year Team Position Games Games Started
1958 det DT 12 0
1959 det DT 12 0
1960 det DT 12 0
1961 det DT 14 0
1962 det DT 14 0
1964 det DT 14 0
1965 det DT 14 0
1966 det DT 14 0
1967 det DT 14 0
1968 det DT 14 0
1969 det DT 14 0
1970 det DT 13 0

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1998 Buffalo '66 TV Sportscaster
1997 The Tom Show Mr. Amross, Tom's Dad
1996 Arli$$ Alex Karras
1995 Fudge Big A
1994 The Street Corner Kids Floyd Powell
1992 The Ben Stiller Show Alex Karras
1991 Civil Wars Michael Connolly
1984 Against All Odds Hank Sully
1983 Webster George Papadapolis
1982 Porky's Sheriff Wallace
1982 Victor Victoria 'Squash' Bernstein

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It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more `manhood` to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.

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