STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 911 this week

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 »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent

What Movies Are Coming This Summer?

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Superheroes, swimsuits, and special operatives await you in our Summer Movie Guide. Plan your season and take note of the hotly anticipated indie, foreign, and documentary releases, too.

Check out our Summer Movie Guide

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1500 people
created 20 Nov 2010
 
a list of 552 people
created 29 Aug 2011
 
a list of 29 people
created 14 Sep 2014
 
a list of 31 people
created 07 Feb 2015
 
a list of 32 people
created 04 Sep 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Dick Butkus's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Hang Time
Hang Time Coach Mike Katowinski
(1998-2000)
My Two Dads
My Two Dads Ed Klawicki
(1987-1989)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
(1990)
Any Given Sunday
Any Given Sunday Opposing Coach - Game 3
(1999)

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (52 credits)
 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
 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)
Show Show Self (36 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ads: Miller Brewing Company's Lite Beer alongside the entire roster of Lite Beer All-Stars spokespeople; "The First Lite Beer Camping Trip". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Since 1985 the Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando, Florida has presented the annual Dick Butkus Award to the top linebacker in college football. See more »

Nickname:

The Animal See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

Contribute to This Page