View or edit your browsing history. He told us, 'A football player is like a spoke in a wheel, and every spoke is very important to the balance of the wheel, the team. Looking up with puppy eyes, the hulking villain says: Despite the new contract, controversy remained, as Karras and Gilmer sparred in midseason, with the coach reportedly ready to release the veteran defensive tackle. They weren't one of us. As an actor, Karras is noted for his role as Mongo in the comedy film Blazing Saddles.
The choice courted controversy from the start, especially with Glee 's Cory Monteith being one of the stars chosen to be remembered, since many believed that more established stars -- such as Dallas and I Dream of Jeannie favorite Larry Hagman -- were passed over.
Sunday night's Emmy Awards telecast tried to do something a little different by singling out five stars who had recently passed away and independently eulogizing them with anecdotes from their respective former co-stars and friends. He'll knock you out. At any mention of Smith's sexuality now, his former teammates start out by saying they didn't know back then, but in the next few minutes it becomes clear they did. Support the free press, so we can support Austin. Lesley Ann Warren captures the whiney ex-girlfriend brilliantly, scratching her annoying voice down the chalkboard of our minds with precise authenticity, and Alex Karras is warm and touching surprisingly as Bernstein.
He joined the Lions in and became one of the best defensive tackles in the NFL. Vince Lombardi was a devout Catholic. Sadly, two years later, a botched throat operation ended Andrews' long and distingushed musical career. On one occasion, when as captain he was asked to call a game's opening coin-flip, he refused, telling the referee he was not supposed to gamble. It was a different time in the s where all anyone had to worry about was [venereal disease], when the 80s came, and AIDS, no one wanted to talk about Jerry's record.