Alex Karras, who played for the Detroit Lions in the '60s then turned his career to showbiz in the '80s, passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 77 after suffering kidney failure, reports the LA Times.
Karras first became famous as a lineman for the Detroit Lions in the '60s. He retired at the age of 35, in 1970, then began a new career in showbiz. He started off as a Monday Night Football analyst, then landed in movies like Blazing Saddles, Paper Lion, and Victor Victoria. One of...Read Full Story
Alex Karras was a former NFL player who also succeeded in showbiz. He passed away at 77 in October 2012. See more about Alex Karras here.