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Dick Butkus


Richard J.Butkus "Dick", was born in Chicago, Illinois, December 9, 1942. He graduated from the University of Illinois where he was a two time All- American line backer. A first round draft pick of the Chicago Bears, Dick played for them from 1965-1973, and was named All-Pro linebacker seven times. Mr. Butkus was elected into the NFL "Football ... See full bio »
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Known For

Hang Time
Hang Time Coach Mike Katowinski
(1998-2000)
My Two Dads
My Two Dads Ed Klawicki
(1987-1989)
Any Given Sunday
Any Given Sunday Opposing Coach - Game 3
(1999)
Johnny Dangerously
(1984)

Filmography

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 2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic
Dick Butkus
 2000 Malibu, CA (TV Series)
Uncle Charlie
- Goin' Up in Smoke (2000) ... Uncle Charlie
 1999 Any Given Sunday
Opposing Coach - Game 3
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
 1992 Let's Kill All the Lawyers
The Turnkey
 1990-1991 MacGyver (TV Series)
Earl Dent
- Split Decision (1991) ... Earl Dent
- High Control (1991) ... Earl Dent
- Harry's Will (1990) ... Earl Dent
 1991 Necessary Roughness
Convict Football Player
 1990 Spontaneous Combustion
Lt. General
 1987-1989 My Two Dads (TV Series)
Ed Klawicki
- Getting Smart (1989) ... Ed Klawicki
- You Love Me, Right? (1989) ... Ed Klawicki
- Basket Case (1989) ... Ed Klawicki
- Crushed (1989) ... Ed Klawicki (credit only)
- The Courtship of Nicole's Fathers (1989) ... Ed Klawicki
 1988 Crash Course (TV Movie)
Ed Konner
 1988 Growing Pains (TV Series)
Robert
- The Marrying Kind (1988) ... Robert
 1987 Matlock (TV Series)
Vic Garrett / The Annihilator
- The Annihilator (1987) ... Vic Garrett / The Annihilator
 1987 The Stepford Children (TV Movie)
Tom Wilcox
 1987 Time Out for Dad (TV Movie)
Dick Kowalski
 1986 Night Court (TV Series)
Stanley
- Hurricane: Part 2 (1986) ... Stanley
- Hurricane: Part 1 (1986) ... Stanley
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
Ruston
- Vanishing Act (1986) ... Ruston
 1985 Half Nelson (TV Series)
Beau
- Malibu Colony (1985) ... Beau
- The Beverly Hills Princess (1985) ... Beau
- Nose Job (1985) ... Beau
- Diplomatic Inmunity (1985) ... Beau
- Uppers and Downers (1985) ... Beau
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Tank Mason
- Sudden Death (1985) ... Tank Mason
 1985 The Star Games (TV Series)
Referee
 1984 Johnny Dangerously
Arthur
 1984 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Ernie Jordan
 1983 Cracking Up
Anti-Smoking Enforcer
 1982 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Joe Blake
- Fowl Play (1982) ... Joe Blake
 1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
Coach Andrews
- The Price Is Right (1982) ... Coach Andrews
 1982 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Crusher Kawalski
- Killing Isn't Everything (1982) ... Crusher Kawalski
 1982 Cass Malloy (TV Movie)
Officer Alvin Dimsky
 1982 Deadly Games
Joe Adams
 1982 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Clarence / Dumbo
- One More Summer (1982) ... Clarence / Dumbo
 1981 Vega$ (TV Series)
Vinnie Trancas
- Time Bomb (1981) ... Vinnie Trancas
 1978-1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Derrick Haskell / Moose Maloney
- Jungle Man/Mary Ann and Miss Sophisticate (1980) ... Derrick Haskell
- Call Me Lucky/Torch Singer (1978) ... Moose Maloney
 1979 Taxi (TV Series)
Party Guy
- The Apartment (1979) ... Party Guy
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Neil
 1978 Superdome (TV Movie)
Scott Hennerson
 1976 Gus
Rob Cargil
 1976 Mother, Jugs & Speed
Rodeo
 1976 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Dick Butkus
- The No-Cut Contract (1976) ... Dick Butkus
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Bill Eberly
- Terror by the Book (1975) ... Bill Eberly
 1975 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Bobby Laport
- One of Our Running Backs Is Missing (1975) ... Bobby Laport
 1975 Bronk (TV Series)
Roman Manescu
- The Gauntlet (1975) ... Roman Manescu
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Selig / Sullivan
- Officer Needs Help (1975) ... Selig
- Year of the Dragon: Part 2 (1975) ... Sullivan
 1975 Cipolla Colt
Jeff
 1975 A Matter of Wife... and Death (TV Movie)
Heavy
 1974 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Coach
- Guilt by Association (1974) ... Coach
 1971 Brian's Song (TV Movie)
Dick Butkus (uncredited)
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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979. See more »

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Sagittarius

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